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A funeral  1883

by Frants Henningsen

Oil on canvas. 95x141,5 cm [br] A pregnant woman and her two small children are following their husband/father to his grave. A thoroughly tragic situation that Henningsen has chosen to accentuate with gloomy winter weather, a meagre gathering, and the woman’s greyish-white complexion. A burial among the poor, conducted at the Assistens graveyard in the Nørrebro area ...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark