Arthur Rackham, “The Rhine’s fair children, / Bewailing their lost gold, weep,” illustration for Richard Wagner, The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie, trans. Margaret Armour (London: William Heinemann, 1910), p. 72. Via Internet Archive.
I had to start this bitch over after Photoshop crashed on me- I feel like every time I get in the habit of not saving my work for long stretches of time, Photoshop waits until I’m working on a for fun piece and then punishes me for my hubris.
Anyway, Rhine Maidens. With Rhinegold. From The Ring Cycle by Wagner.