In Memoriam

flegel yellowGeorg Flegel (1566 – 23 March 1638)

 


In Memoriam
(Easter, 1915)

The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men,
Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
Have gathered them and will do never again.


Edward Thomas
(3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917)

 

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Agnus Dei

jesusFrancisco de Zurbarán  (1598 – 1664)

easter b
Johann Conrad Gilbert (1734–1812)

One of the earliest known American depictions of the Easter Bunny, this drawing is an example of a Pennsylvania German tradition of decorated manuscripts known as fraktur, which include birth and baptismal certificates, family records, writing samples, and bookplates.