Brunnhilde foretells that the child of Siegmund and Sieglinde shall be a great hero called Siegfried: illustration for 'Die Walkure' (linocut), Redford, Phil (b.1943) / Private Collection / The Bridgeman Art Library
Phil Redford (b. 1943), exhibiting in New York, is known for his paintings of various subjects including swimmers, figures in the street and dogs, all using his characteristic poured paint process.He has also produced a series of illustrations for Richard Wagner's Das Rheingold, Die Walkure and Gotterdammerung hand printed from lino cuts. They relate the narrative, purely through images, of Richard Wagner's music drama 'The Ring of the Nibelung'. Siegfried is currently in production.