The title for this painting comes from the refrain of a popular song “Ye Shepherds Tell Me” by Joseph Mazzinghi, a pastoral glee for a trio of male voices, which mentions Flora wearing “A wreath around her head, around her head she wore, / Carnation, lily, lily, rose”.
Tag: American Art
I am not a huge fan of Hopper’s, but this painting is hauntingly beautiful.
Lake George was a favorite with the Hudson River School painters.
Poetic quality is not obtained by eschewing any truths of fact or of Nature… Poetry is the vision of reality.
Who do you trust more, the critics or your own eyes?