Riviere, Briton - The Long Sleep - Hand painted oil painting on canvas.
Briton Rivière RA August 1840 in London – 20 April 1920 in London) was a British artist of Huguenot descent. He exhibited a variety of paintings at the Royal Academy, but devoted much of his life to animal paintings.
Large (Wikimedia) Painted in Briton Rivière’s The Long Sleep depicts a quiet little domestic tragedy. A little old man has died peacefully in his chair (presumably some time during the night).
“God of our life, there are days when the burdens we carry chafe our shoulders and weigh us down; when the road seems dreary and endless, th.