"Do you know Rosemary Mayer’s great translation of Pontormo’s Diary? Written while he was painting some of his most profound and beautiful work and it is completely mundane—his diet, his friends, even his constipation! A wonderful book. "--Thomas Nozkowski, in an interview with John Yau, in The Brooklyn Rail.
For dinner, which I am cooking for my daughter, who is at a class this evening: salmon from Teskos, little potatoes, baby spinach (the seduction of the miniature), homemade applesauce and the cheese and bread (Poilane) I brought from Paris. Better go make sure it's not burning.