Wednesday 11 May 2011

Visions of the Ancient Mariner : Peake, Pogany & Dore

[[posterous-content:pid___0]][[posterous-content:pid___1]]Mervyn Peake (1911 -1968)

[[posterous-content:pid___2]][[posterous-content:pid___3]]Willy Pogany (1882 -1955)


Gustave Dore (1832 -1883)

"About, about, in reel and rout
The death-fires danced at night;
The water, like a witch's oils,
Burnt green, and blue and white.

And some in dreams assur'ed were
Of the Spirit that plagued us so;
Nine fathom deep he had followed us
From the land of mist and snow."


The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1798

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