J. M. W. Turner 1775 – 1851

The Deluge

oil on canvas (143 × 235 cm) — c. 1804 Museum Tate Britain, London

This work is linked to Genesis 7:20

Tags: Flood

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Torrential rain hits Earth, causing the flooding of all land and the drowning of all life. Only Noah, his family and the animals on board of his ark survive.

It is not known exactly when Turner made this painting. It was shown at an exhibition in 1805.

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