This work was found in the artist's studio after his death in 1987, and is considered to be his last. It is unsigned, undated and probably unfinished. It clearly belongs with the Ecclesiastes-based paintings Is there anything of which we can say look this is new?
and I applied my mind
which were substantially complete in 1980.
The texts in this painting are drawn from Ecclesiastes 4:1, 2-4, 5-6, from the New English Bible