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The Death of Chatterton

Adoption Number: 1918P43

Henry Wallis, 1855-1856

This tragic painting depicts the suicide of the unsuccessful poet Thomas Chatterton who became a symbol of blighted artistic genius.

Suggested donation: £1,500.00

The Death of Chatterton

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