This code was working for a few days and when I made an image larger on the page, this link no longer opens a new page.
I don't see anything wrong with it.
This "X" is placed on top of a box with a gray background and should take the viewer back to the page they came from to view the larger image on this page when it is clicked on.
I must be missing something obvious.
Here is all the body code for this page:
<img src="spring-810x540.jpg" alt="painting">