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Apollo and Daphne (c.1618–25)

Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Marble

243 cm (height)

 

Collection of the Galleria Borghese, Rome

 

“Daphne, daughter of Peneus, was Apollo’s first love, which

not blind chance, but Cupid’s savage anger, gave.” 

 

— The first lines of Daphne and Apollo by Ovid in Metamorphoses, Book I. 452-567

 

 

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“I have gathered a posy of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own.” — Michel de Montaigne

 

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