Nature Inspirations for April 2020 include: Nature Poem: There was an old Man with a Beard, Edward Lear (1812 -1888) and Nature Painting: Two Hunting Dogs Tied To A Tree Stump, Bassano (Jacopo Dal Ponte) (1548)

 

 

Nature Poem

There was an old Man with a Beard

Edward Lear (1812-1888)

 

There was an old Man with a beard,

Who said, 'It is just as I feared!-

Two Owls and a Hen, four Larks and a Wren,

Have all made their nests in my beard!'

 

 

Nature Painting

Two Hunting Dogs Tied To A Tree Stump, Bassano (Jacopo dal Ponte), 1548