Lynn Paula Russell (after Bernini)
Drawing for the cover of the novel Camille and the Raising of Eros by William Rose (2019). Publisher Aeon Books (Sphinx)
Crayons on paper
Paula was asked by the novelist William Rose whether she could produce a drawing after the statue of the 'Ecstasy of Saint Teresa' by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. She kindly agreed to do this. The drawing was accepted by the publishers and used as the major element in the front cover design. The image of the actual cover can be seen above.
The novel itself, with a short summary, can be accessed and purchased here: Camille and the Raising of Eros by William Rose
The statue is in the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome.
***There are links below to guide you on how to purchase and also to our short biographical details of the artist. Additionally there is a link below if you would like to read the artist's article on the Sexual Tarot (The Kairos Tarot)***
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