Softly down night’s nimbus floods (2015)
Oil painting by Rorie Nairn


  • Oil painting, Paper
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 31.89 × 22.44 × 0.12 in (unframed) / 31.1 × 21.65 in (actual image size)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front

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Rorie Nairn

United Kingdom

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A view from the shore of Sandsend beach. A larger studio oil painting inspired by sketches completed on location along the Yorkshire coast in Summer 2015

Oil on hand prepared, heavyweight paper. Signed and dated on the front and signed, dated and titled on the reverse.

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Look down, fair moon, and bathe this scene;
Pour softly down night’s nimbus floods, on faces ghastly, swollen, purple;
On the dead, on their backs, with their arms toss’d wide,
Pour down your unstinted nimbus, sacred moon.

(Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass")

Materials used:

Oil on finest, hand prepared, heavyweight Fabriano paper

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