Artwork Title: Procession of Souls - Artist Name: Louis Welden Hawkins

Procession of Souls

Louis Welden Hawkins, 1893

The Procession of Souls (1893) was dedicated to the successful sculptor Alexandre Charpentier, who was a close friend. It shows a group of figures with haloes walking slowly along a riverbank, as two cloaked boatmen wait in their small boat on the river – suggestive of Charon on the River Styx. On the opposite bank is a chapel, its windows lit up in the gloom of the half light. (https://eclecticlight.co/2017/04/24/haloes-and-fans-the-forgotten-paintings-of-louis-welden-hawkins/)
oil on canvas

Welcome To

Arthur

Arthur is a digital museum

We haven't opened yet, but somehow you found us. Join the list for early access.

Thank you, you'll hear from us
when we launch.