m wood pen

ILLUSTRATION + DESIGN

“Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that ‘age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.’” — Francis Bacon, 1624

“I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.” — Queen Victoria