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16 September 2021

In 2015 there was an exhibition at the Mall Galleries of Charlotte's work. Several of the paintings dated from her time in the Maudsley Hospital in 1974. This is a detail from one of them. There is a simplicity yet amazing strength to this painting of a wife and mother (the wedding ring is crucial) crying out for help. The closest parallel for us is Daddy's Gone A-Hunting.

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