Straight arrow and curved scythe

Straight arrow and curved scythe

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Caption: Straight arrow and curved scythe, Whole folio Emblematical miniature of two metalworkers, suggesting that each person acts in his own way, and according to his own rules. One man verifies that his arrows are perfectly straight, while the other takes care to forge his scythes with a proper curve. The scene illustrates a love poem dedicated by Pierre Sala to Marguerite Builloud Image taken from Love Poems. Originally published in France; early 16th century.

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Keywords: french and spanish, historical, history, love poems, male, males, man, men

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