Wandering Minstral

Here is a painting by the Scottish artist John Burr (1831-1893) of an itinerant fiddler playing for a family in a Scottish lane probably trying to make enough money to eat or maybe even receive some food for his entertainment.  I can't help but think the father looking out has a skeptical look; possibly wondering …


The Last Minstrel

A little music for Monday.  Well, not really.  Just a beautiful scene that conjures music. The Last Minstrel by Ralph Hedley. Painted 1890.