Who is Thomas Flatman



Thomas Flatman, 1635-88, Self-portrait, Dated 1673, Watercolour on vellum V&A Museum no. P.79-1938 Victoria and Albert Museum, London Thomas Flatman (21 February 1635 – 8 December 1688) was an English poet and miniature painter. There were several editions of his Poems and Songs (1674). One of his self-portraits is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. A portrait of Charles II is in the Wallace Collection, London. His miniatures are noted for their vitality.

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Thomas Flatman Poems

  • The Sad Day
    O the sad day!
    When friends shall shake their heads, and say
    Of miserable me-
    ‘Hark, how he groans!...
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Away 1 Breath 1 Death 1 Fate 1 Friend 1 Sad 1 World 1 Dear 1 Rise 1 Face 1


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  • P_mcpartlin: hibs: johnson; j macintyre, mcculloch, blaney, megwa, o macintyre; hamilton, laidlaw, aiken; o’connor, young. hearts: macfarlane, aitken, flatman, tait, thomas, kirk, sandilands, simpson, ross, mcluckie, rathie.
  • Book_addict: happy birthday to english poet and artist thomas flatman (february 12, 1635), author of the poem "the batchelors song” et al.
  • Aic_europeanart: thomas flatman, portrait of james butler, 1st duke of ormond (1610-1688), 1601
  • Aic_europeanart: thomas flatman, portrait of james butler, 1st duke of ormond (1610-1688), 1601
  • Aic_europeanart: thomas flatman, portrait of james butler, 1st duke of ormond (1610-1688), 1601
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Melville And Coghill - The Place Of The Little Hand
 by Andrew Lang

DEAD, with their eyes to the foe,
Dead, with the foe at their feet;
Under the sky laid low
Truly their slumber is sweet,
Though the wind from the Camp of the
Slain Men blow,
And the rain on the wilderness beat.

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