“Pity, if one may generalize, is at the bottom of woman . . . unworthiness stimulates woman. It brings out her deeper nature, for good or for evil.”*
Oil painting on an archival 5 x 7 (12.7 x 17.78 cm) oil-primed linen panel. Signed and dated (lower right), and varnished.
*E. M. Forster, Howard's End, chap. 28.