On Music

"MUSIC is mere beauty; it is beauty in the abstract, beauty in isolation. It is a shapeless and liquid element of beauty, in which a man may really float, not indeed affirming the truth, but not denying it."

~G.K. Chesterton, George Bernard Shaw.

Woman Playing a Lute, by Bartolomeo Veneto; Oil on panel, 1520.
Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan