I enjoy writing poems about images in art. This poem was inspired by Untitled (Northern Renaissance angel with lute), by Joseph Cornell….
This poem was inspired by this painting from the Smithsonian, and the purchase of my own beautiful lute (a gallichon) a few years ago….
(Photo by me)
I’m intrigued by the number of historical paintings depicting angel musicians, and there is always at least one angel playing a lute. I am in the beginning stages of my journey with the lute, and am completely in love with it. It’s quite a special instrument. So I’ve decided to start a series of poemsContinue reading “Angels and Lutes: Inspiration”
(Angel Musician from the Rosary Altarpiece, by Albrecht Durer)