The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke

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The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke

Postby Good Apothecary Man » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:28 pm

A discussion of possible interest to Queen geeks between the art historian Neil Gaiman and the rather wonderful Janina Ramirez. Discussion of the painting itself begins at about 22 minutes. ... ign=buffer

One point: unless he had an obscure, limited edition version of the original LP, Neil is surely wrong to say that he first saw the painting on the cover of the Queen II album. Sure, the lyrics were there and an attribution along the lines of 'Inspired by a painting by Richard Dadd' - but not a reproduction of the painting itself. I remember first seeing it when I looked it up on the internet a few years ago.

Or is my ageing memory playing tricks on me (again)?
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Re: The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke

Postby Kes » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:00 pm

No, I think it's HIS memory playing the tricks.
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