Fault Line

fault line

"He's a fierce, pitiless, wolfish man. I never say to him, 'Let this or that enemy alone, because it would be ungenerous or cruel to harm them'; I say, 'Let them alone, because I should hate them to be wronged.'"*

Original oil painting on an archival 5 x 7 (12.7 x 17.78 cm) oil-primed linen panel with Gamblin and Winsor & Newton oil colors. Finished with an isolation layer of Gamblin Galkyd, signed and dated (lower left), and varnished.

*Catherine describing Heathcliff to Isabella Linton (Emily Brontë, "Wuthering Heights," chap. 10).