Bygone yet heard within my heart so near
Strings to sound within this soul mine
Play I the light of the firmament divine.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, best known as Guercino or Il Guercino, 1591-1666, Italian Baroque painter from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna, St Francis with an Angel Playing Violin, Oil on canvas, 162 x 127 cm