Tags » Cupid And Psyche

Bouguereau Sculpture Series by Silas Merlin

This series of sculptures by Silas Merlin is adapted from paintings by 19th century artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau.  The sculpture shown above was adapted from Young Girl Defending Herself Against Cupid. 159 more words

The Tale of Cupid & Psyche – Part VIII: Barley, Chickpeas, and Millet Seeds, O My!

In the previous episode of our epic tale, the concept of “divine interception” was introduced which discusses how there are influences beyond the material plane that often are at work in our mortal lives. 1,299 more words

Brad Kronen

Mythology on Canvas: Mythological Model (1)

Maria Zambaco is one of the most (perhaps the most) recognizable models of the Pre-Raphaelites. She sat for some portraits by Dante Gabriel Rosetti, one of the founding Pre-Raphaelite painters. 274 more words


The Tale of Cupid & Psyche, Part VII: Love's Dear Price

We mortals are flawed. There are those choice times where despite a person being in their physical prime and having the best of intentions, it simply is not enough. 1,093 more words

Brad Kronen

The Tale of Cupid & Psyche, Part VI: Love's Labors (Not so lost)

Love is the most glorious of emotions but as with everything that’s truly good or pure in this world, it must be fully appreciated for its bounty to be grasped. 1,272 more words

Brad Kronen

The Tale of Cupid & Psyche – Part V: Trust, Truth, & Trickery

Naïve. Child-like. Unworldly.

The words above have been readily used to describe the personalities of those that express the strongest of human emotions in its purest state. 2,335 more words

Brad Kronen

The Tale of Cupid & Psyche – Part IV: The Seething Sisters of Jealousy and Envy

There is an old saying, “Jealousy is affection’s grave.”

Both jealousy and envy are truly life-threatening to the human soul since many times those that are driven by either negative emotion often do so while wearing masks covered over by the guise of either Love or caring concern. 1,385 more words

Brad Kronen