Losing the Light

losing the light

"In the dimming pale light Venters looked down upon the girl . . . And he held her closer. He who had been alone in the sad, silent watches of the night was not now and never must be again alone."*

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 right), and varnished.

*Zane Grey, Riders of the Purple Sage, chap. 13.