Charles Allston Collins (1828-1873) was an artist who was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Charles Allston Collins Summary:
- His father, William Collins, was a landscape and genre painter.
- He stopped making art in the late 1850s to focus on writing.
- He was a successful writer of humorous essays.
- Collins was married to Charles Dickens’s daughter Kate.
- He was supposed to do illustrations for Dickens’s book The Mystery of Edwin Drood but was too ill to finish the task.
Charles Allston Collins Famous Paintings:
- Convent Thoughts (1850-1851)
- May, In the Regent’s Park (1851)
- The Good Harvest of 1854 (1854)
- The Stream (recto) (undated)
- The Stream (verso) (undated)
- Berengaria’s Alarm for the Safety of Her Husband, Richard Coeur de Lion, Awakened by the Sight of His Girdle Offered for Sale at Rome (1850)