Tuesday, 5 May 2020

Il dolce far niente - The sweet pleasure of doing nothing.

Ripe was the drowsy hour;
The blissful cloud of summer-indolence 
Benumbed my eyes....
(John Keats)

Dolce Far Niente (Sweet Idleness)
or a Pompeian Fishpont (1904)
by John William Godward 

Celebrating 'Il dolce far niente', the sweet, delicious pleasure of indolence. 

Dolce Far Niente  (1877)
by Auguste Toulmouche 

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