Podsothoth: A Lovecraft Book Club

1: Pickman's Model

May 10, 2020 Tod Beardsley and friends Season 1 Episode 1
Podsothoth: A Lovecraft Book Club
1: Pickman's Model
Show Notes

Tod reads Pickman's Model, story first published in the October, 1927 issue of Weird Tales. It is about a painter, Richard Upton Pickman, whose talent in depicting nightmare portraits is ghouls exceeds that of comparable realist artists Johann Heinrich Füssli and Gustave Doré. The story focuses on the night one of Pickman's few remaining friends visited his studio, and the horrors he witnessed there.