We are a couple who enjoy learning about the Arts. Our interests include Literature, Poetry, Music, Visual Arts, Film and Mythology. From the paleolithic age to the present, so many stories are waiting to be discovered and shared. We hope that you will enjoy this journey with us.
Our header is from the painting, The Birth of Venus by French painter, Alexandre Cabenel (1823–1889). (From Wiki): It was painted in 1863 and is now in the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. A second, slightly smaller version dates from 1875; it is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Our avatar is a colorized version of Gustave Doré illustration,White Rose. Illustration to Dante’s Divine Comedy, Paradiso – Plate 34 Dante and Beatrice and the Heavenly Host of Angels (Canto 31: The Saintly Throng in the Form of a Rose)