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Cupid and Psyche, 1796

Cupid and Psyche, 1796 by Antonio Canova

This sculpture of St. Francis of Assisi just makes me smile - so sweet. Sculpture is found in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in Naperville, Illinois.

"Apollo and Daphne" in 1624 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Napoli 1598-Roma 1680). Borghese Gallery, Rome in 1624. Baroque Era, Apollo, God of beauty, and Daphne, a nymph loved by Apollo. But love is not reciprocated, moreover, it falls on the curse imposed by his father that if God touches her, the beautiful girl is transformed into a laurel plant. But Apollo can not suppress his desire to take it and repeatedly harassed until they finally reached at which time the curse is consumed.


Matteo Pugliese

The Promise - by Matteo Pugliese