Twilight, Pity and Death

Simeon Solomon

 
Twilight, Pity and Death
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 24cm

Description

Heads and shoulders of three figures of ambiguous gender in profile to the left; figure on right probably male. The figures, each with a title written in capitals underneath, recede in line from the right. Death wears a winged helmet and chest armour, with eye closed and head lowered. Pity, with a tear falling from an open eye and a small flame shooting from the top of the head, looks forwards. Twilight looks up towards a darkening sky.

Image Details

Dimensions
 
396mm x 358mm
Medium
 
Pencil, blue and red chalk on paper.
Acquisition
 
Presented by Cecil F. Crofton, 1908.
Accession Number
 
1908P305

© Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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