Ars Longa, Vita Brevis…

..occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile.

Truth & Beauty

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Let us drown in wormwood fairy symphonies.
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Detail from ‘Ophelia’ (1852) John Everett Millais

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‘The Depths of the Sea’, Sir Edward Burne-Jones
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‘Fatima’, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, 1862
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“Monna Pomona”, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1864
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“Oriana”, William Holman Hunt
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“Mariana”, Millais, 1851

This painting originally was shown with this inscribed beneath it:

She only said, “my life is dreary, he cometh not,” she said. She said, “I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!”

The poet, Tennyson, 1830