Of divergent lands and times, they all went to a most familiar refuge: 1) He, named after the archangel, was a celebrated Magyar but with parents from opposite the Rhine and who immortalized the last day of a condemned man. 2) He had a predilection for fairies and exotica in the time of Victoria, but he sinned much against his dad and blamed this sin on an Egyptian god. 3) He, intensely sunny or starry outside but troubled within, in a fit of rage gave a prostitute an earful. 4) He, a Mexican named after the Roman war god, barely moved out of northern California but became the ultimate outsider with just bits and scraps, even spit (is that a ram or rays of the sun?) 5) He, named after the wise wolf, initialed rab, was a Yankee genius who favored the moonlight, wilderness, solitude, the lake or lock. 6) He, Iberian genius, courted royals and lunatics, priests and paupers, was a well traveled cosmopolitan man (would he go? Ja! a Swede might say). What place did these six folks visit?
#98286. Asked by edmund80. (Aug 04 08 10:16 PM)
These are all artists who spent time in mental hospitals or sanatoria:|
1. Mihaly Munkacsy (born Michael von Lieb)
2. Richard Dadd
3. Vincent van Gogh
4. Martin Ramirez
5. Ralph Albert Blakelock
I'm guessing that #6 is Francisco Goya, who suffered from depression and also painted in lunatic asylums.
I'm not posting 6 references, but there are Wiki sites for each one of these figures.
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