All the complicated details
Henry Farrer (American, 1843–1903).
Winter Scene in Moonlight (detail), 1869.
Watercolor and gouache on white wove paper;
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
of the attiring and
the disattiring are completed!
A liquid moon
moves gently among
the long branches.
Thus having prepared their buds
against a sure winter
the wise trees
stand sleeping in the cold.