Painters Paintings L. A. Ring (1854–1933): The Sick Man, 1902, oil on canvas, 52.7 x 45.7 cm, Den H…
Painters Work L. A. Ring (1854–1933): The Sick Man, 1902, oil on canvas, 52.7 x 45.7 cm, Den Hirschsprungske Samling, Copenhagen, Denmark
Painted on the edge of recent life, Ring’s work comprise “the brand new” as concrete objects, as motifs, however additionally they replicate “the trendy” as a mind-set. Eminently relatable, his artwork has a universally human high quality.
In Ring’s works, figures usually occupy a transitory zone whether or not at a backyard gate, a window, a railway crossing, or on a street. It could be a younger woman who’s coming into maturity, or an outdated one who’s near demise!
The person stares grimly on this portray, wide-eyed and straight forward, as if he’s already trying demise within the face. In the meantime his spouse sits knitting, already swathed in black other than her apron.