came to guard her.
It wasn’t a complete surprise: she had offered up a little prayer that nobody would touch her box of keepsakes on her lap while she slept.
She heard the angelic trumpets blowing
A vitrine of wind instruments on the balcony of the American Wing, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Teasing A Sleeping Girl, c. 1760, oil on canvas.
Gaspare Traversi, Italian, 1722-1779. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
2 thoughts on “Angels of the Eyelash”
I didn’t know this painting 🙏
This is one of the paintings at the Met which is not always on display because it is a ‘genre’ painting and they do tend to rotate those in and out of storage.
I was lucky to see this very recently! Sarah
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