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Now painter if thou darest design that fight

DMI number:
8935
First Line:
Now painter if thou darest design that fight
Last Line:
And done we know not what nor what we get
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice to a Painter poems, Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Topical satire
Themes:
Ancient history, Art / painting, City, Other countries, Politics[Second Anglo-Dutch War], and War
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Author:
Andrew Marvell
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Second Advice to A Painter' included in Smith (2007): 329-343. However, no firm conclusions over authorship: see pp. 323-324. George deF. Lord attributes poem to Marvell in POAS I (1963): 34-52.
Author:
Sir John Denham
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Banks (1928): 327: considers Denham's authorship impossible.
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Content/Publication
Title:
Occasional poems on the late Dutch war [T102884]
Page No(s):
pp.3-7
Poem Title:
Directions to a Painter, written in the Year 1667, concering the Dutch War.
Attribution:
By Sir John Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham