Time, Death, & Judgment
George Frederic Watts RA (1817-1904)
Oil on canvas
Watts Gallery, Compton (no. 28)
[Click on image to enlarge it.]
The inscription at the top of the frame reads, “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do do it with thy might for there is no work, nor device, not knowledge, nor wisdom in the grave whither thou goest.” That at the bottom: “He that deserveth the hand shall not sow & he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.”
Photograph and formatting by George P. Landow
Many thanks to the Watts Gallery for permitting the Victorian Web to include an image of this work from their collection. Readers might wish to view the Gallery's site for news about current exhibitions and its other programs.