Kyriak Kostandi - Lilacs, 1902.
Talent must be a fanatical mistress. She’s beautiful; when you’re with her, people watch you, they notice. But she bangs on your door at odd hours, and she disappears for long stretches, and she has no patience for the rest of your existence; your wife, your children, your friends. She is the most thrilling evening of your week, but some day she will leave you for good. One night, after she’s been gone for years, you will see her on the arm of a younger man, and she will pretend not to recognize you. — David Benioff, City of Thieves
Straßen im Norden • Streets in the North
— In The Spring Time (1909), by Harold Knight
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Gustav Klimt - The Swamp (1900)
Designs for a Funerary Monument with Stairs
Giovanni Battista Foggini