Week Sixteen: Paintings and Poetry No.16: Madonna of the Rabbit by Titian (1530)

The painter is drawing a comparison: To hold the child in your hand Is like taking a rabbit in your hand The child’s heart and it’s sinew Until he is grown with large legs His old soul is yet in the child’s body His journey of life depicted in art There are periods in his… Read More Week Sixteen: Paintings and Poetry No.16: Madonna of the Rabbit by Titian (1530)

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 CafĂ© (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