The End of a Reign

The End of a Reign

Jean Delville


Oil on canvas

34 x 21 inches

Collection Delville


This rather grisly image of a decapitated head obvious reminds one of similar heads often represented in art of the late nineteenth cantury, especially that of victims of women like Salome and Judith. The face, which could be either male or female, could therefore might might also rpresnt the head of Salome herself.