November 2021 Art Quiz (No. 17) Answer

TS Eliot worked on his poem ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ between 1910 and 1915, so it is contemporary with the portrait of Dr. Edward Wilson. About which Renaissance painter are people in the poem said to be talking?

a) Carpaccio             b)  Caravaggio               c)  Leonardo                  d)  Michelangelo





Answer (d) Michelangelo:

‘In the room the women come and go

Talking of Michelangelo.’