The Sphinx and the Poet

Consider all my boxes ticked. The Sphinx and the Poet by Heinrich Lossow, 1868.


2 thoughts on “The Sphinx and the Poet

  1. Oh myyyyy, yes. Such an interesting color palette, too – sort of photographic, and satiny.

    I also enjoyed how Wiki informed me about Herr Lossow: “Heinrich Lossow was a German genre painter and illustrator. He was a prolific pornographer in his spare time.” HURRAH!

    • There was a version with brighter colours, but I had to go for this one. Going by his online oeuvre, it seems he had a reasonable amount of spare time…

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