Algernon Charles Swinburne, “The Garden of Proserpine”
Gaudenzio Marconi (1841-1885), Nudo maschile accademico (nude male model), 1865 ca.
Tilly Losch by Alfred Cheney Johnston
From 'Enchanted Beauty', Swan Publications, NY, 1937
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun."
— William Shakespeare (via henretta84)