Seemannsgrab by cha-chan
Sie sprach zu ihm, sie sang zu ihm,
Da war`s um ihn geschehen:
Halb zog sie ihn, halb sank er hin
Und ward nie mehr gesehen.
(>>Der Fischer<<, J.W.Goethe)
She spake to him, she sang to him;
Then all with him was o'er,--
Half drew she him, half sank he in,--
he sank to rise no more.
Largely orientated at Arthur Rackhams works this picture is based very much on the graphic drawing. I realize it misses Rackhams easy grandeur, nevertheless Im quite content, especially as I finally succeeded in forcing myself to leave the lower left hand corner as it is. It is no simple task to stop yourself from colorizing every spot, although that is the very essence of watercolour. Well, Im trying...