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Benjamin Haydon

Benjamin Robert Haydon (/ˈheɪdən/; 26 January 1786 – 22 June 1846) was an English historical painter and writer.

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    One of the surest evidences of an elevated taste is the power of enjoying works of impassioned terrorism, in poetry, and painting. The man who can look at impassioned subjects of terror with a feeling of exultation may be certain he has an elevated taste.
    —Benjamin Haydon (1786–1846)