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Ellsworth Woodward (American/New Orleans, 1861-1939), "Jocund Day Stands on the Misty Mountain Tops", watercolor, signed lower left, 19 1/2 in. x 14 1/2 in., framed Note: The title refers to a scene in William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. In Act 3, Scene 5, Romeo responds to Juliet with "It was the lark, the herald of the morn, no nightingale. Look, love, what envious streaks do lace the severing clouds in yonder east. Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. I must be gone and live, or stay and die".
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February 23, 2013 10:00 AM CST
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