This is the second of a triptych of pictures by the Czech artist Ferdinand Engelmüler; the three pictures were printed on a double-page spread at the centre of the bound volume for 1897 and entitled z povidek stareho parku (Stories of a secular park). A poem by Lord Byron might accompany them; I am not certain, and will work on confirming that; I can’t read Czech and Google Translate isn’t vey reliable. [more...] [$]
A person stands on an overgrown bridge under the moonlight. A stream or river flows between reeds and under the bridge; in the background, buildings, and at the left edge of the bridge a tall evergreen. The bridge has an ornate carved pineapple at the right-hand end and a very tall and thin evergreen tree at the left. The overall effect is somewhat [...] [more...] [$]
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