Appraisal of “The Oval Portrait”

Readers, this week I bring you my appraisal of “The Oval Portrait” – a tale in which a wounded man is swept into an abandoned and alarmingly macabre mansion by his valet, only to become transfixed by the artwork. As our hero observes and reads about the portraits, he is startled by the appearance of a surreal and “life-like” oval …

The Oval Portrait

“The Oval Portrait:”