'The Seated Demon' by Mikhail Vrubel
I am amazed by the brilliance of Mikhail Vrubel. Below are some details of the amazing brushwork/ palette knife. There is such certainty and conviction within the strokes. It seems to contain a belief that it shouldn't be painted in any other way. In my eyes that is true; it is sheer magnificence. The images below were taken using Google Art Project.