quarta-feira, 26 de novembro de 2014

... E salgueiros

Travessa (Museu dos Biscainhos)
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«“Look at this,” said Ron, pulling a long thin box out of a bag and opening it. “Brand-new wand. Fourteen inches, willow, containing one unicorn tail-hair. (...)»
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Propriedades mágicas do salgueiro: creatividade, fertilidade, inspiração, amor, protecção, cura. Árvore da imortalidade. (link)
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Willow (filme de 1988)
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«This time she came upon a large flower-bed, with a border of daisies, and a willow-tree growing in the middle.»
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Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (1871)
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John Singer Sargent, Two Women Asleep in a Punt under the Willows (1887, Museu Gulbenkian, Lisboa)
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«In one of the gardens grew an elder-tree, and in the other an old willow, under which the children were very fond of playing.»
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Hans Christian Andersen, Under the willow-tree (1853)
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Claude Monet, Water Lilies and Weeping Willow Branches (1916-1919)
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«The Whomping Willow was a very violent tree that stood alone in the middle of the grounds.
“And?” he said, dreading the answer.
“Well, you know the Whomping Willow,” said Ron. “It — it doesn’t like being hit.”»
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Vincent Van Gogh, Public Park with Weeping Willow - The Poet s Garden (1888, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago)
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«'The trees and the Ents,' said Treebeard. 'I do not understand all that goes on myself, so I cannot explain it to you. Some of us are still true Ents, and lively enough in our fashion, but many are growing sleepy, going tree-ish, as you might say. Most of the trees are just trees, of course; but many are half awake. Some are quite wide awake, and a few are, well, ah, well getting Entish. That is going on all the time. 'When that happens to a tree, you find that some have bad hearts. Nothing to do with their wood: I do not mean that. Why, I knew some good old willows down the Entwash, gone long ago, alas! They were quite hollow, indeed they were falling all to pieces, but as quiet and sweet-spoken as a young leaf. (...)»
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Camille Corot, Willows and Farmhouses at Saint Catherine les Arras (1871, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland)
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"I am a willow of the wilderness,
Loving the wind that bent me."
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6 comentários:

Presépio no Canal disse...

Só boas escolhas, mas o Monet é o meu preferido.
Muitos beijinhos!

Margarida Elias disse...

Obrigada Sandra. Gosto do Monet, mas acho que até prefiro o de Sargent - que não me lembro de ter visto na Gulbenkian. Beijinhos!

ana disse...

Achei graça à associação da travessa, o desenho do salgueiro com as telas. Gostei de todas, de facto Monet é especial.
Beijinho para as duas. :))

Margarida Elias disse...

Simpatizo com salgueiros... Enfim, gosto de árvores. Beijinhos!

www.amsk.org.br disse...

Sagrados de fato, para todas nós. Que lhe traga força.

bjs nossos

Margarida Elias disse...

AMSK - Bem preciso de força, pois os tempos estão difíceis. Bjs e bom Dezembro!