I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands.
~Zora Neale Hurston
Isn't that a great quote? So vivid. For Art Thursday, harps:
Two seated angels making music
Gherardo Starnina (fl. 1398–1409)
by Edward Okuń (1872–1945)
A Song of the Sea
by Amalie Bauerlë
An Egyptian man is playing a large harp adorned with the figurehead of a woman
The Concert of the Angels, ca 1608-1614
by El Greco
The War Between the Frogs and the Mice
by Theodor Kittelsen
What a variety of harp art work!
Couldn't decide if the player in Concert was giving a come-hither or a get-away-from-me look. :-)
Loved the frog one...but I wondered where the mice figured in.
The harp and handpan music was really nice...very good new age stuff.
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