Salomé by Oscar Wilde, 1892

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Salome - portrait of Tamara Karsavina by G Barbier, 1914

“I am athirst for thy beauty; I am hungry for thy body; and neither wine nor fruits can appease my desire.” Salomé, Oscar Wilde


Sketch by Georges Barbier, 1914.  Tamara Karsavina in the Ballets Russes’ La Tragedie de Salome.

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