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Vain painter why would'st thou attempt to draw

DMI number:
19267
First Line:
Vain painter why would'st thou attempt to draw
Last Line:
And if you paint her you must paint a sound
Poem Genre / Form:
Advice to a Painter poems, Epigram, Imitation / translation / paraphrase, and Sestet aabbcc
Themes:
Art / painting and Mythology[Echo]
Related People
Translated from:
Ausonius
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Translated from the Latin of Ausonius', T90956
Content/Publication
Title:
Poems written occasionally by John Winstanley... interspers'd with many others, by several ingenious hands [T90956]
Page No(s):
p.18-19
Poem Title:
Epigram. To a Painter, who undertook to paint Echo. Translated from the Latin of Ausonius.
Attribution:
'Dr. Winstanley's Poems', p.1.
Attributed To:
John Winstanley