In mist or cloud, on mast and shroud

Willy Pogány

Watercolor

6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches; with border: 7 1/2 x 5 1/16 inches

c. 1910

From Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner:

At length did cross an Albatross,
     Through the fog it came . . ..

In mist or cloud, on mast and shroud
     It perched for vespers nine;
Whiles all the night, through fog-smoke white,
     Glimmered the white moon-shine.

Scanned image and text by George P. Landow

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