Artist: Edvard Munch
Museum: Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
Near the Bed of Death is an expressionism style painting of 1915 by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944). It is drawn on board by use of pastel technique and based on painting genre and it measures 60 by 80 centimeters. The painting resembles an ill man lying on bed in fever and is supposed to leave his soul. The people around him are praying to god. It express pain and suffering of human being which they face when close to death. The bed of ill man is represented as Bed of Death in the painting.