Life is Brief – #3

【写在前面】“我们常说激情是短暂的,爱的激情的确短暂,对于生活的激情却可以很长。”

#3 委拉斯凯兹《布列达的投降》

One of the most Spanish of all pictures is Velazquez’s wonderful Surrender of Breda, nicknamed The Lances, in which the superb Marquis de los Balbases receives the sword of his defeated Dutch adversary with a smile of ineffably considerate regret.

— Jan Morris

image source: Wikipedia

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