The First Mourning (in French Premier Deuil) is an 1888 canvas painted by William-Adolphe Bouguereau. It depicts Adam and Eve with the body of their son Abel, murdered by Cain. According to the biblical account, this was the first human death.
Different people have different ways of coping with depression, and for Edward Honaker, that coping mechanism is his self-portrait photography. His photos turn his depression into something that can be seen and, hopefully, better understood.