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Paint last the king and a dead shade of night

DMI number:
8938
First Line:
Paint last the king and a dead shade of night
Last Line:
Poetic picture painted poetry
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice to a Painter poems, Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Topical satire
Themes:
Art / painting, High society / the court, History, Politics, Supernatural, The monarchy (heads of state)[Charles II], Visions, and War
Related People
Author:
Andrew Marvell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from The Last Instructions to a Painter. In Smith (2007): 362-396.
Content/Publication
Title:
Occasional poems on the late Dutch war [T102884]
Page No(s):
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
The last Instructions to a Painter, about the Dutch Wars, 1667.
Attribution:
By A. Marvel, Esq;
Attributed To:
Andrew Marvell