Augustus Egg

Augustus Egg2015-04-15T07:26:08+00:00

 

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Portrait of Augustus Egg by fellow artist and friend Richard Dadd. Painted around 1839.

Augustus Leopold Egg (1816 – 1863) was a Victorian artist best known for his triptych paintings Past and Present (1858), which depicts the breakup of a middle-class Victorian family.

 

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