Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Wednesday 28 March

Today's poem, by Rowan Williams, is "Rublev." It's inspired by a famous Icon by Andrej Rublev.

I found two versions of the Icon, the first must be the original icon:

I couldn't find any reference to the source of this version but it looks as if it has been created from the icon. It shows the angels in much more detail. The faces on all three are the same and I'm reminded of Burne Jones's women who all have the same expression.

Here are some Burne-Jones images:

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