The poem The Artist is part of a collection of six poems entitled Poems in Prose. This is the first of this series that was published in 1894. The poem was written by Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900).
Feelings may change as time passes. This is what Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 1855) wrote about in her poem “Evening solace.”
Do words about beauty seem more intense, when they are written in the French language? It’s up to you, to decide this. For your convenience, the translated version of “La Beauté” is also included in this article.