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Victorian and Edwardian British Artists


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Frederic Cowen (1852-1935)


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« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2021, 12:32:33 pm »

Similar in interests to Fitzgerald, if a tad more unstable, was Richard Dadd (1817-1886): probably suffering from paranoid-schizophrenia he murdered his father in 1843 and spent the last forty-three years of his life in the Bethlehem ("Bedlam") and Broadmoor hospitals, where he was encouraged to paint...

https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2015/07/dangerous-mind-richard-dadd





"Come unto these yellow sands" (1842)



The Halt in the Desert (c.1845)



The Flight out of Egypt (1849-1850)



Sir Alexander Morison (1852)



Contradiction - Oberon and Titania (1858)



Bacchanalian Scene (1862)



The Fairy Feller's Masterstroke (1864)

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