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Watson and the Shark by John Singleton Copley - Famous Art - Handmade Oil Painting on Canvas

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Watson and the Shark is one of the famous oil paintings by the American artist, John Singleton Copley. There are two other paintings depicting the same subject; but this one is the most well-known. The subject is based on the shark attack that took place in Havana, Cuba in 1749 where a 14 year old boy, who lost his leg due to the attack, was successfully rescued on the third attempt. This painting juxtaposes the feeling of terror and triumph. 
 

Size: 61 cm (h) x 77 cm(w)
24 in (h) x 30 in (w)

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Material: Oil Paint on Canvas

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