Monday, April 02, 2007

A World of His Own Design



The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke, 1855-64 by Richard Dadd, The Tate Gallery, London.

Richard Dadd was known as "Mad Dadd" he spent much of his life in an insane asylum after murdering his father whom he was convinced was the devil. His intricate paintings took him years to complete.

2 comments:

jacob said...

I like your choices but 350x250 is really too small. Why not post larger images? Even 800x600 doesn't have to be a huge file.

Martha said...

I understand your point about the size but I have purposly kept the images low res so as not to provoke copyright issues. I try to provide higher res links when I can.

Martha

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