What are the elements of Romantic art, such as line, colors, space, form, and texture, found in the painting The Fighting Temeraire by Joseph Mallord William Turner?

The elements of Romantic art in Joseph Mallord William Turner’s The Fighting Temeraire include the melancholy colors, the sorrowful texture, and the powerful form of the clouds.

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As is typical of the Romantic style of painting, Turner's masterpiece uses its constituent attributes, like form, texture, and color, to accentuate the mood and atmosphere of its depiction of a somber yet glorious moment in British military history.

Turner personally witnessed the retirement to salvage of the famed warship Temeraire , which to him represented the end of the era of wind-borne vessels for the emergence of the steam-propelled ships. Both types of craft are depicted in the painting, and their contrast captures Turner's reluctant feelings about technical progress and his longing for the preservation of a "simpler" and more elegant tradition, another Romantic preoccupation. The fabled warship is painted in pale, neutral colors, angelic and pure, its massive structure and intricate rigging rendered in detail that betray Turner's reverence and awe. The steamboat that dominates the foreground, on the other hand, is a dirty brown, and its smokestack, in contrast to the sailing ships'...

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