Sorry for having sort of jumped into your discussion of Four Quartets, and
many thanks for the links. I still think the best link to the Ghent
Altarpiece is http://www.wga.hu/index1.html , and that is Web Gallery of
I can understand, that one can see no hippopotami in the paintings of van
Eyck, but the whole thing does not seem as simple as that. What I am asking
for is your comment. To what extent the suggestion that TSE parodied
Adoration in The Hippopotamus is true?
I vaguely remember a discussion of the topic here on this list years ago,
but sadly the archives are inaccessible, and I don't remember who the
I would appreciate any suggestion from you.
From: Rickard A Parker <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Re: The Hippopotamus and Adoration
>Diana Manister wrote:
>> Dear Temur: What a fascinating inquiry!
>> All of the panels of the painting are pictured on this website:
>Much better here: