The Spectrum of Light: Light of Poetry, (painting)
Title: Light of Poetry, (painting)Red, (painting)
Gutherz, Carl 1844-1907
Library of Congress 10 1st Street, S.E Council of Scholars Room Washington District of Columbia 20540
Small, Herbert, "The Library of Congress: its architecture and decoration," New York: Norton, 1982, pg. 80.
This red panel depicts Poetry is mounted on Pegasus and holds a torch and reaches towards the light of the ideal. The corner cherubs represent Tragedy and Comedy; Lyric Poetry; Pastoral Poetry; and Fable.
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Poetry
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Drama
Figure female--Full length
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums