Gravedigging Nuns

I know this is kind of an odd digression from my usual pagan insanity. But something about this really gets me. The themes are all there. And the expressions on these ladies’ faces… damn.

John Everett Millais, The Vale of Rest, 1858

Millais was an English Pre-Raphaelite. You may be more familiar with his Ophelia or The Princes in the Tower.


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