#TenderTuesday . . . It is the father grasping his child




“Who’s riding so late where winds blow wild?
It is the father grasping his child.
He holds the boy embraced in his arm,
He clasps him snugly, he keeps him warm…”


From “The Elf-King,” poem by Goethe,


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Illustration by Anton Pieck, 1933
Text and image source: Edmund Dulac http://www.bpib.com/illustrat/dulac.htm

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