Night and Sleep

Oil on canvas | 1388 x 1898 x 72mm | 1878

Evelyn De Morgan

Floating across the sky, cloaked in dark robes, Night and Sleep languidly hold each other arm in arm. With eyes almost shut, both figures appear to be already half-asleep. Sleep gently scatters poppies from a posy in his arms, which recalls laudanum,...
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