Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Godfried Schalcken: Self Portrait



Sheridan Le Fanu wrote a creepy story about "Schalcken the Painter". It turns out he was real person- and a master of candlelight. This dramatic self-portrait is on display at the Royal Pump Rooms in Leamington Spa. I suppose Le Fanu may have seen it there.
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