The Death of Richard II (1852) by Richard Dadd, produced whilst in a mental hospital

The Death of Richard II (1852) by Richard Dadd

The Death of Richard II (1852) by Richard Dadd (British, 1817-1886).

Richard II was King of England from 1377 until deposed in 1399.

Richard Dadd was an English Victorian painter best known for his depictions of fairies and other supernatural subjects – and Eastern cultures. Indredibly he produced many of his works whilst in a mental hospital.

 

 

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