Daily Archives: April 17, 2012

A farewell kiss….

will often resemble a greeting and touched with sadness with a last glance of parting.

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Then marble soften’d into life grew warm….

Details of two marble sculptures by G. Bernini (1598-1680). The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa Bernini was only 23 when he completed this statue of Pluto and Prosperina. If one looks closely one notices marble tears slowly dripping down her face.

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