Where you lead

Zentralfriedhof [Central Cemetery], Vienna, Protestant Section

I had intended this tomb monument to be part of my Cemetery Advent Calendar, but it didn’t make the final cut (to use a movie metaphor). I really love this relief (by Hans Schaefer), though – it always reminds me of certain 19th-century illustrations of Paolo and Francesca from Dante’s Inferno – and I figured Valentine’s Day would be a suitable occasion to finally post it…

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