Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Two Horny Old Men

Susanna and the Elders by the Italian painter Agostino Carracci (1557-1602). One is already climbing over the balustrade, a real work of action.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Studying Sinner

Reading Mary Magdalene by the Italian painter Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori (1535-1607). The penitent sinner is studying and in front of her lies a skull reminding the vanity a all material desires.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Ghoulish Queen

Salome with the Head of St John the Baptist (1910) by the Swiss Symbolist painter Adolf Frey-Moock (1881-1954). All is illuminated with a ghoulish green. And Salome is wearing also a snake bangle making the connection to Eve and all the other evil women.