Tag: poetry

Poetry (1879)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Poetry 1879 Oil on wood panel National Museum Wales, Cardiff Pair: Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Prose 1879 National Museum Wales, Cardiff    


(c.620 BC-c.580 BC) Ἀλκαῖος ὁ Μυτιληναῖος Alcaeus of Mytilene Alcaeus in Art: Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Sappho and Alcaeus 1881 Walters Art Museum, Baltimore     See also: • Poets | Writers


(c.582 BC-c.488 BC) Ἀνακρέων Works: • Anakreons sånger (Swedish) • Lauluja Anakreonilta (Finnish) • Odes d’Anacréon (French) Anacreon in Art: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Anacréon, Bacchus et l’Amour modeled 1878 (cast c.1893) Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago   Born c.582 BC Teos…

Cherubini et la Muse de la poésie lyrique (1842)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Le compositeur Cherubini et la Muse de la poésie lyrique (The composer Cherubini and the Muse of lyric poetry) 1842 Oil on canvas, 105 x 94 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Compare: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Luigi…

Federico García Lorca: Quotations

Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) “Un muerto en España está más vivo como muerto que en ningún sitio del mundo.” (A dead man in Spain is more alive than a dead man anywhere in the world.) Poeta en Nueva York “Verte…

William Blake

(1757–1827) The artist’s works: God Judging Adam c.1795 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Baptism of Christ c.1799 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence Job and His Daughters 1799–1800 National Gallery of Art, Washington St. Matthew 1799 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland The Last…

Dante Alighieri: Quotations

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) “Nessun maggior dolore che ricordarsi del tempo felice ne la miseria.” (There is no greater sorrow Than to recall a happy time In misery.) Divina Commedia, Inferno, V “Amor, ch’a nullo amato amar perdona, mi prese del…

Emily Dickinson: Quotations

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) “We never know how high we are till we are called to rise. Then if we are true to form our statures touch the skies.” Poems