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Durer in love; sensitive hands

9 Dec

Durer in love; sensitive hands

two weeks ago I was in Paris; at the Louvre. I saw this young man’s self-portrait. He painted himself holding a thistle, an emblem of faithful love.
Young, young love-pure, it was what Durer held in his hands; hands he famously copied, drew, worked with and touched with love with.
the touching of food, sweetly loved