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Alain Chartier

Alain Chartier – 1903
This painting depicts the story of Margaret of Scotland who is said to have kissed the lips of Alain Chartier (a 14th century French poet) while he was sleeping in her palace, to honour, she said “the mouth which elicited so many virtuous words”.
by 
Edmund Blair Leighton

2 Responses

  1. Again, very clever! “testes blue”… I love it!

  2. Thank you, WC. I was quite proud of that :)

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