Lesbia and her sparrow

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John Edward Poynter’s painting (“Lesbia and her sparrow”, 1907) and my patterns. The poet Catulle (1st before J.-C) nicknamed his lover Claudia “Lesbia” in reference to the isle of Lesbos (Greece) where she grew up. The famous poetess Sappho lived … Continue reading

The Goddess of Autumn Carpo

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Mix of two paintings (Sylvia by Frank Dicksee, 1891 and The arched bridge by Trost Richards, 1869) and photo of a fall leaf. In Greek mythology, the Horae or the Hours were the Goddesses of the classical three seasons : … Continue reading