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The Death of Thomas Chatterton by Keits, Shelley, Coleridge and Wordsworth 0

The Death of Thomas Chatterton by Keits, Shelley, Coleridge and Wordsworth

This painting shows the dead body of Thomas Chatterton, an 18th century poet who killed himself by taking arsenic rather than live in poverty. I suspect that if you weren’t familiar with this picture...