Death and the Maiden

tonight

"Vorüber! Ach, vorüber! / Geh, wilder Knochenmann!"*

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.

*"Pass me by, oh, pass me by! / Go away, fierce man of bones!" Matthias Claudius, "Der Tod und das Mädchen."