PORTFOLIO > NEW WORK - 2017

After - Bible historiale: Tobit to Acts Belshazzar's Feast. Tobit is one of 12-15 books generally recognized as comprising the Apocrypha.
There is no direct attribution for the artist.
Bruges, c.1479.

At the table with the President is, from the left, VP Pence, Donald Jr., Tim Scott, Trump, Sessions, Trey Gowdy, Lindsey Graham. Friends suggested that the serving figure on the left looked like Nikki Haley.

Belshazzar's Feast
Belshazzar's Feast
22k gold leaf and Egg Tempera on panel
19 3/4" x 16 1/4"
2017
$3200

The story from Daniel 5: King Belshazzar is presiding over the great feast to a thousand of his lords. The table is laden with gold and silver vessels, taken, we are told, by Nebuchadnezzar from the Temple at Jerusalem...
Above the diners the disembodied hand inscribes the warning on the wall. (pg. 206 Royal Manuscripts The Genius of Illumination).