sometimes there's nothing to watch. photo by william gedney
Sunday, May 24, 2009
the legendary libertine
the legend of 'don juan' goes back to the 14th century. the notion that the life of a libertine is something to strive for might be reconsidered when reading about what became of don juan. lured by the ghost of the father of one of his conquests, don juan accepts an invitation to dinner only to be welcomed into the grave. in 1873 ford maddox brown painted this stunning image called 'finding of don juan by haidee.'