Celebrating Poetry Month

TO CELEBRATE POETRY MONTH While the term "collection" is most often applied to poetry with the phrase "poetry collection," Poetry Month has prompted thoughts on the relationship between poets, poetry, and art collecting. Here is one connecton between collecting and poetry. Can you think of others? Samuel Rogers (1763-1855), best known for his volume Italy, A Poem, was … Continue reading Celebrating Poetry Month

Prized Possesions

Prized Possessions: Dutch paintings from National Trust Houses at the Mauritshuis: a missed opportunity? Before Christmas I went to the exhibition of Prized Possessions: Dutch paintings from National Trust Houses on view at the Mauritshuis (October 2018-6 January 2019), This was a somewhat abbreviated version of the exhibition at the Holborne Museum, Bath earlier this … Continue reading Prized Possesions