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The lonely light, an image of mysterious wisdom


© 2006
BASID #685 (SOLD)

Beth Ames Swartz
The lonely light, an image of mysterious wisdom
acrylic and paste on canvas
60" x 48" (1.52m x 1.22m)
2006

Words in blue appear in painted frame:

The lonely light that Samuel Palmer engraved,
An image of mysterious wisdom won by toil;
And now s he seeks in book or manuscript
What s he shall never find.

W.B. Yeats (18651939). The Wild Swans at Coole. 1919: from 35. The Phases of the Moon, lines 18-21.