OBSERVATIONS OF TIM CANTOR'S PAINTINGS part 9: L'Ange de l'Assassinat L'Ange de L'Assassinat (The Angel of Assassination) is one of Tim Cantor's most impassioned paintings that link together a definite influx of historical art with his contemporary imagination. Inspired by Jacques-Louis David's late eighteenth century painting La Mort de Marat (The Death of Marat), Tim expanded on the same daunting story of David's unsettling composition.