This collage is a memorial to Prince Andre. He's dying. "The dread, the eternal, the unknown was now close to him and-- by that strange lightness of being he experienced--almost comprehensible and palpable."
from page 469-470,volume 2 of original text
collage, acrylic paint, dried flora from Yasnaya Polyana, peacock feather
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 982-983