In Tate Britain

In Tate Britain

Biography

Simeon Solomon (9 October 1840 – 14 August 1905) was an English painter associated with the Pre-Raphaelites who was noted for his depictions of Jewish life and same-sex desire. He was shamed and shunned after being arrested for attempted sodomy in a London public toilet in 1873.

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  • Decadence

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