Explicit 1: Pickman's Model

1: Pickman's Model

Episode description

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.