Seemannsgrab by cha-chan


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Added: Feb 03, 2007
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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 Rackham’s works this picture is based very much on the graphic drawing. I realize it misses Rackham’s easy grandeur, nevertheless I’m 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, I’m trying...

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love your art work alot! Keep up the work!

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Echt klasse Bild. Ganz toll!

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j-art's picture

Awe, this is one exceptional painting – I LOVE IT!

somerset's picture

Beautifully detailed artwork, Charlotte, I love the loose free flowing feeling of your style!

rita's picture

Love the poem - suits so well to your well done painting

Art at its best.