"I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk." H.L. Mencken
Funny how great painters use sexual ecstasy as a model for spiritual ecstasy.
Sex has always sold. Painters wanted attention and business. During the Medieval and Renaissance periods, you could get away with otherwise forbidden topics by couching it in spiritual (and sometimes classical) subject matter.
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