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Richard Dadd

Victorian-era painter known for his supernatural subject matter, such as for example faeries, as well as for his obsessive focus on fine detail. His watercolor “The Artist’s Halt in the Desert” was believed dropped until “Antiques Roadshow” sponsor Peter Nahum found out it in 1987. He was accepted towards the Royal Academy of Arts at age group twenty. He received the medal forever sketching in 1840. He experienced from paranoid schizophrenia and was focused on a London crazy asylum, where he produced a lot of his most acclaimed functions. He was the child of the chemist. His painting, “The Fairy Feller’s Master-Stroke,” influenced Freddie Mercury and Queen to record a track from the same name.

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