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The Death of Chatterton by paul-rosenkavalier, visual art

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Artist // Hobbyist // Artisan Crafts
  • Oct 13
  • United Kingdom
  • Deviant for 6 years
  • He / Him
My Bio
I make a variety of clothing (plus a few other bits and pieces), most of which are historically inspired - I've a particular interest in the fashions of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Favourite Visual Artist
William Hogarth
Favourite Movies
The Ladykillers, A Field in England, Prospero's Books, The Russian Ark, The Draughtman's Contract, Orlando, The Seventh Seal
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Sol Invictus, Arcana, Sieben, In The Nursery, Ordo Rosarius Equilibrio
Favourite Writers
MR James, Graham Greene, John le Carré, Ursula le Guin, Georges Simenon, Robert Holdstock, Iain Banks, Peter Ackroyd, James Hogg
Favourite Games
Cribbage, Sphinx, Solo Whist, Primero, Losing Lodam, The Endless Forest
Favourite Gaming Platform
A pack of cards...

Gil-Martin

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I'm tempted to put together an outfit based on Gil-Martin, a character from one of my favourite novels, 'The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner' by James Hogg, first published in 1824.  The story is set in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and describes the downfall of Robert Wringhim, a fanatical Calvinist who believes he is one of the Elect, predestined to salvation, and can thus sin without fear of consequence.  Gil-Martin subtly guides Robert to his ultimate ruin - and may or may not be the Devil, if he even exists outside Robert's imagination... The descriptions of Gil-Martin's appearance mostly come from the se
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Thanks a lot for the watch! :hug:

I'm also fond of history - that is I'm studying to become a professor in History... ;) and I like your creations, beautiful! :star: Ps happy new year (hopefully) :rose:

Thank you! And happy New Year to you too. :)


Good luck with your studies!

Thank you from my heart for the faves and, especially, for the watch! I'm honoured and grateful! :star: :rose:

Thanks again for your support to share my work!!..:hug:

You left a nice comment on one of my arts, and i checked out your gallery, and you have to be one of the most interesting people I've seen here for a long time now :o
Love what you do, never change :hug: