Carl Spitzweg (1808 –1885). The Poor Poet. Der Arme Poet.
Books & art, Readers reading

Painting: The Poor Poet (1839)

Readers reading #5 The Poor Poet (1839) – By Carl Spitzweg (1808 –1885). Neue Pinakothek (New Pinakothek), Munich, Germany. There's a man who has the right priorities. Little furniture, but plenty of books. Leaky roof, but no matter as he has an umbrellor. A poet? Not much new quality written that year. For some context… Continue reading Painting: The Poor Poet (1839)

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Books/Reading, Quotes

QUOTE: Read the best books now – Thoreau

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.” ― Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. Good advice. I'm doin' my best, Henry ol' chap - but there's a lot of 'em and only one of me. To put it crudely, wanting… Continue reading QUOTE: Read the best books now – Thoreau