A portrait of the Beowulf monster Grendel as he is written in the 1971 novel “Grendel.” Title of the piece is lifted from a line in the book. Composition is directly depicted from cover portrait on paperback version of the novel by Emil Antonucci.

On rough-hewn heart pine wall stud salvaged in New Orleans.

Original painting by Antonucci below…

One Response to “Poor, Poor Grendel”
  1. rickngentilly says:

    jesus h christ. will you please start bloging again for the po folks who dont have smart phones and twitter. rhank you.

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