Nietzsche’s Headache / 2018 / Indian Ink, Paper / 838 x 730 mm

This illness may have been connected with his brief military service in 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War. ... When the war broke out, however, he volunteered for service as a medical orderly.
...“the atmosphere of my experiences had spread around me like a gloomy fog: for a time I heard a sound of wailing which seemed as if it would never end”
... One gathers that he may have had a physical and nervous breakdown.

The mad dad / 2017 / pencil Ink, Paper, digital / 360 x 123 mm

“In September 1848 my beloved father suddenly became mentally ill”
pg. 22

The Birth of Nietzsche / 2017 / Indian Ink, Paper, digital / 616 x 276 mm

Nietzsche was christened after King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia...The king became mad a few years later.
p. 22

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