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by Peter Ackroyd
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
'The Death of Chatterton' by Henry Wallis (1856) is historically inaccurate Photo: Bridgeman Art Libra"False to reality was Wallis's smash-hit painting of 1856, The Death of Chatterton. Here we see the 'proto-Romantic suicide of a starving poet in a friendless garret, his genius cruelly unrecognised...
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