'I suppose what one wants really is ideal company and books are ideal company.'
Tuesday 5 May 2020
Drowning in Blueness
Rumour has it the sky has seldom been as blue since pre-industrial times. One is reminded of the skies of Tiepolo, or of Boucher - as experienced so memorably at the Wallace Collection by the protagonist of Brookner's A Family Romance.
Tiepolo, Rest on the Flight into Egypt: last seen at the recent exhibition in Stuttgart