Week Eleven: Paintings and Poetry No.11: Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur, Egypt by Frederick Goodall

Source: http://fineartamerica.com/products/early-morning-in-the-wilderness-of-shur-frederick-goodall-greeting-card.html The Egyptian heat Mountains in pastel-like shades of Pink like youthful horizons The clouds are a collection of mountains The mountain camel is perched on A man raises his hand to the crowd Leather under soles to his feet One man laying on his side The gathering of some apex The camels heads point… Read More Week Eleven: Paintings and Poetry No.11: Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur, Egypt by Frederick Goodall

Week One: Paintings and Poetry No.1: On Seeing Almehs Playing Chess in a Cafe

Source: A Painting A Day, Facebook group Almehs playing Chess in a Café (1870) French painter, draftsman & sculptor Oil on canvas, 55 x 65.5 cm By : Jean Leon Gerome (1824-1904) The two women play chess in the lightness of pastel hues One woman grips her knee As the warriors brave war curtsey for the… Read More Week One: Paintings and Poetry No.1: On Seeing Almehs Playing Chess in a Cafe