Influence of Tuberculosis on the Work of Visual Artists: Several Prominent Examples

@article{Lemlein1981InfluenceOT,
  title={Influence of Tuberculosis on the Work of Visual Artists: Several Prominent Examples},
  author={Rhoda F. Lemlein},
  journal={Leonardo},
  year={1981},
  volume={14},
  pages={114 - 117}
}
The author discusses the influence of tuberculosis on the lives and work of visual artists. One effect is thought to be a feverish anxiety for achievement before death. The cases of the following artists who suffered from tuberculosis are presented: Jean-Antoine Watteau, Elisabeth Siddal, Marie Bashkirtseff Edvard Munch, Aubrey Beardsley and Amedeo Modigliani. 
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