I am the Abyss and I am the Light by Charles Sims

To the right, in the corner, is a small naked figure with bowed head, and above is a dark blue patch suggestive of a night sky.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
71 x 91 cm
Acquired in:
1928
Presented by:
H M Andrews through The Art Fund

The left is occupied by an intricate design of white, red and yellow, vaguely suggestive of light and flame which seems to change in shape and to have a certain movement.

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