Coventry Kersey Deighton Patmore(1823-1896), Poet and essayist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Poet and writer; chiefly remembered now for his poems in praise of married love, The Angel in the House. He became a Roman Catholic in 1864 and in his later years, an impressive figure in both character and appearance, wrote a number of observations and meditations on religious subjects.
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