Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Intriguing & Alluring Elegance
Apollo and Daphne by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
“‘Destroy the beauty that has injured me, or change the body that destroys my life’. Before her prayer was ended, torpor seized on all her body, and a thin bark closed around her gentle bosom, and her hair became as moving leaves; her arms were changed to waving branches, and her active feet as clinging roots were fastened to the ground – her face was hidden with encircling leaves”.