Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Jane Morris or Jane Russell?

As soon as I saw this photo of actress Jane Russell on the great if charlie parker was a gunslinger... blog:

I immediately thought of the painting Persephone by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, an idealized portrait of Jane Morris:

Photo from bigcitylit.com

Strange to think of Hollywood sex symbol Russell as a pre-Raphaelite goddess...but don't you think that Rossetti would have loved to use her as a model?

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