Oil on canvas technique
Isolation loneliness the condemnation of a sick person
This is where the soul is killed even before the body is extinguished
“.... Close, out of suspicion and terror, all the exits from the street, except those that were wide open to be uninhabited or invaded houses; others nailed and sealed, for people to be dead or sick of plague in their homes; others marked with a cross made with coal, as a clue to the monatti, that there were dead to take away ... "
from the "promessi sposi" Manzoni