Wonderful. Multi-layered painting by Berthold Woltze
Der lästige Kavalier, or, The Irritating Gentleman, done in 1874 by the German artist Berthold Woltze (1829-1896).
I experience this feeling almost every time someone tries to talk to me on the Metro. My earbuds are in and my eyes are closed, Sir. I’m disinclined to acquiesce to your request (for conversation). Means no.