Klingsor’s Last Summer

It occurs to me that here and now the only two painters our good country can boast of are sitting together, and then I have a horrible feeling in my knees, as if the two of us were cast in bronze and standing hand in hand on a monument, you know, like Goethe and Schiller.

-“Klingsor’s Last Summer,” Hermann Hesse

Image: Goethe-Schiller Monument in Weimar (image linked to source)

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