Tuesday, April 6, 2010

" I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."

Micheangelo Buonarotti, Artist 1564

The best artist has that thought alone
Which is contained within the marble shell;
The sculptor's hand can only break the spell
To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
Also commemorated this day, Albert Durer, Painter 1528,   Lucas Cranach the Elder, Painter, 1553; matthias Grunweald, painter, 1528

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