Coronavirus (COVID-19) While museums are closed, the Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery Prints site is fully operational and we have added an FAQ page here.

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

buy a print

Select print type
 
Select size
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas