Reworking an older painting. It*s a scene showing the main characters of the drama “Woyzeck” from Georg Büchner. Main theme is the dependence of Woyzeck on authorities, leading to loosing his lover, jealousy and murder. We see Woyzeck himself here, eating peas while taking part in an experiment of a ruthless physician who let*s him eating peas as the only food.
Working on the clothes today, adding ultramarine to the color composition. This clothing looks like an old-fashioned sailor suit. There has been an era when people have been proud of their profession. A member of a guild did wear a special kind of clothing.