2019 – Graphite and carbon on paper – 113 x 84 cm (44.5 x 33 in)
The lady-in-waiting has distracted the pursuers, lured them away from the Queen. In order to stop them, she became injured, but was able to escape. The plan worked, now she can rest again. Her black suit speaks of grief and mortal danger, but at the same time exudes bravery and strength. The rubies of her diadem, symbols of life and love, correspond to the red of the wounds that she suffered in the struggle for her mistress: signs of love and sacrifice.