Il Canzoniere, Poem 4

Petrarch - Il Canzoniere, Poem 4

The Renaissance poet Petrarch, one of the earliest humanists, wrote Il Canzoniere (The Songbook) in the vernacular Italian. Many of the poems in this collection were dedicated to Laura, whom he allegedly met on 6 April 1327. This excerpt from Poem 4 shows how smitten he was.

About raoulpat

I got started as a calligrapher in 2009, and haven't put my pen down since. Some of the services that I provide are wedding calligraphy, quinceañera calligraphy, envelope addressing, place cards and transforming inspirational citations into framable artwork.
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8 Responses to Il Canzoniere, Poem 4

  1. friscoparis says:

    Très beau

    Bernard Moreau

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Patricia Van Steenberge says:

    Raoul,  This is really beautiful.  PV


  3. Elena Caruthers says:

    Beautiful as always.


    Liked by 1 person

  4. Risa Gettler says:

    everything about this work id lovely. Congratulations

    Forever in Letters,

    RISA GETTLER, Art & Instruction Design – Calligraphy – Illustration


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