Saturday, February 14, 2009

Happy Valentine's Day


Antonio CANOVA - 1757 -1822,  
Psyché ranimée par le baiser de l'Amour (Psyche revived by love's kiss) 
Musée  du Louvre




"Celestial Cupid, her famed son, advanced,
Holds his dear Psyche sweet entranced,
After her wandering labours long,
Till free consent the gods among
Make her his eternal bride;
And from her fair unspotted side
Two blissful twins are to be born,
Youth and Joy; so Jove hath sworn."

Comus (1634), John Milton





Photo: jthorpe at Flickr 

4 comments:

Yoli said...

Happy Valentine's Day my sweet Dutchbaby!

Relyn said...

I love this. Love it!! Happy Valentine's Day!

Christina said...

Just gorgeous! Happy love day, my friend.: )

dutchbaby said...

Thank you Yoli, Relyn, and Christina! I hope you are enjoying your Valentine weekend!

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