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    Reading poetry:banquet in a garden. Moghul miniature, 18th. Ms E 14


    Les ombres de Francesca da Rimini et de Paolo Malatesta apparaissent a Dante et a Virgil, 1855 The shades of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta appear to Dante and Virgil. Canvas, 171 x 239 cm R.F. 1217


    Homer. INV 6175


    Song of the sycamore. Papyrus. Early 20th Dynasty (12th-11th BCE), New Kingdom, Egypt. 64.5 x 39 cm Drovetti Collection - Inv. 1879


    Murasaki Shikibu (ca. 973-ca. 1014 or 1025) was a Japanese novelist, poet, and servant of the imperial court during the Heian period. Murasaki is best known as the author of "The Tale of Genji", written in Japanese between about 1000 and 1008, one of the earliest and most famous novels in human history.

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    Daedalus and Icarus. Illustration to The Mirror of the True Rhetoric (Marcus Tullius Cicero and others: Spiegel der waren Rhetoric). Printed by Friedrich Riederer, Freiburg im Breisgau, 11 December 1493. Woodcut, 146 x 187mm. (fol. LXIr.)

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    Paolo and Francesca. From Dante's Divina Commedia. Oil on canvas


    The seeds and fruits of English poetry, 1845-1853 Center piece shows Chaucer reading his Legend of Custance to Edward III and his court, assembled around the fountain of wisdom. Dante Gabriel Rosetti is the model for Chaucer. Canvas, 34 x 46 cm Inv. A 360


    Angels of Doom, 1688. In a surreal and fantastical image, sinister-looking angels and other beasts confront each other within a niche. From the epic poem "Paradise Lost" by John Milton (1608-1674).


    King Cophetua and the beggar maid. In a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson, the African King Cophetua disdains women, but in the end falls in love with a beggar maid. Oil on canvas (1884) - 293.4 x 135.9 cm


    Zal at Rudaba's balcony Shahnama. Kazvin, Iran, c.1590-1595 Add. 27257 f.44v


    Rolltop writing desk of Queen Marie-Antoinette,Paris,1784. Sycamore,amaranth and rosewood veneer,polychrome wood marquetry,gilt bronze. Bas-reliefs: music,on the cylinder an allegory of poetry. 103 x 113 x 64 cm OA 5226


    Manesse Codex (sheet 124r): Walther von der Vogelweide. The Manesse Codex or Grosse Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg Library, Cod. Pal. germ. 848) is a book copied and illustrated between 1305-1340 in Zürich, presumably compiled by Johannes Hadlaub. It contains love songs in Middle High German by important poets, several of whom were famous rulers. The term for these poets, Minnesänger, combines the words for "romantic love" and "singer", reflecting the content of the poetry, which adapted the Provençal troubador tradition to German. This manuscript has 137 portraits of the authors which depict each poet, some of them as idealized knights, dressed in their own heraldic colors and devices, making it possible for readers to identify them.


    The Carolle in the Garden Roman de la Rose. S. Netherlands (Bruges), circa 1490-1500 Harley 4425, f.14v

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    Renunciation of St. Francis Divine Comedy Italy [Tuscany]; circa 1450 Yates Thompson 36, f.149


    Ohisa of the Takashima tea-shop, Edo period, Japan, c1792-c1793. Ohisa turns to glance questioningly at someone just outside the picture. Her black gauze kimono has a pattern of yellow and white flashes, and the neck line is carefully arranged to reveal the back of her neck. Her obi (sash) has a design of a plover wheeling above stylized waves. The fan bears the triple oak leaf family crest (mon) of the Takashima family. She was one of the favourite subjects of several Ukiyo-e print artists in the 1790s, especially Utamaro. She was the daughter of the proprietor of the Takashima chain of cake-shops and tea shops in Edo and seems to have made her reputation serving tea at the family shop near Ryôgoku Bridge. Her beauty is celebrated in the poem in the top right, by Karabana Tadaaya. JA, 1927.6-13.06


    The Theatre. Woodcut, 229 x 142mm. Reprints made in the 19th century, woodblock lost. Illustration to "Comedies of Terence" (Publius Terentius Afer: Comoediae). Around 1492/93. Not published as a book; preserved are 132 woodcuts.


    Beethovenfries. Ausschnitt mit der figuralen Komposition "Poesie"- Beethovenfrieze,allegory of "Poetry". Casein on stucco H:220 cm See also 40-16-02/26-31,40-17-06/2-7


    Islamic dish stamped with a rhyming couplet in Kufic script from the Umayyad poet Muhammad Bashir ibn al Khariji:"Do not abandon hope, long though the quest may be..." The background around the inscription has been stamped in raised dots, imitating repousee technique in metalwork. The yellow metallic sheen shows that the dish has been overpainted in lustre. OA 1963.4-24


    Portrait of Li Bai, a Chinese poet,701-62 CE, also known as Li Po. Tang dynasty. From a Korean manuscript album portraying famous historical figures. Korea; 19th century. Shelfmark: Or. 11515 Page Folio Number: f.22


    Love prevents Armida from stabbing the sleeping Rinaldo From Torquato Tasso's (1544 - 1595) poem "Gerusalemme Liberata". Armida,the Saracen magician falls in love with her former enemy,the crusader Rinaldo.After a cartoon by Simon Vouet,17th. Atelier St.Germain,wool&silk,OA 450.


    "Evening bell at Mii Temple", Edo period, around 1834. The poem in the right-hand corner reads: "Lovers think: 'so begin our dawn vows' when first they hear the evening bell of Mii Temple". Tiny figures walk along a path towards the buldings clustered in the foothills of the mountains. 252 mm x 382 mm JA, 1907.5-31.591

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    Portrait of a girl with the "Petrarchino", a small edition of poems by Petrarca,around 1514. Wood,87 x 69 cm Inv.783


    The muse Calliope. From the Chambre des Muses, Louvre, Paris. Wood, 116 x 74 cm INV. 8061

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