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This curious, life-size sandstone sculpture portrays a woman pulling out her hair in a fit of madness, the personification of Frenzy. The statue originally stood in the garden of the Dolhuys (madhouse), the municipal institution for the mentally ill. A lunatic is peering out from his or her cell on all four sides of the pedestal.

Details

  • Title: Frenzy
  • Creator: Quellinus, Artus (I)
  • Date Created: ca. 1660
  • Physical Dimensions: zandsteen
  • Subject Keywords: Dolhuis
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

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