Dark Sentiments 2013 – Day 23: Mourning Picture

| October 23, 2013

In 1890, American artist Edwin Romanzo Elmer (1850–1923) painted the family portrait that is the subject of today’s Dark Sentiment. It depicts the artist, his wife, and their daughter Effie, who died shortly before it was painted. Even a cursory examination reveals the mother  to be shrouded in shadow while the child and everything associated […]