A famous, long-dead artist known in the city of El-H----1). He is the painter behind a portrait of a woman known through El-H—- as Samar, who S. recognizes as Sola. He is said to have possibly been Samar's lover, although that title may also go to the sailor Arquimedes de Sobreiro. This is the first time that any of the Sola manifestations are had to have had lovers besides S.
Eric notes in the margins that the artist is fictional, having been made up by V.M. Straka. Jen makes a note in blue ink with the number 19 and a question mark, denoting that the artist's last name is 19 in Arabic.