It’s Valentine’s Day. Things are heating up in our house.
1. Hot kisses.
Loving Couple (Mithuna), stone sculpture from 13th century India (Orissa), via Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1970.
2. Hot food.
3. Warm cat.
Inside of a Cottage [detail] from A History of Madeira by “a resident of the island” (published by R. Ackermann, London), unknown artist, Madeira Islands, 1821, via Wikimedia Commons.
Cold Nose, Warm Touch, Thermography of a Cat by yellowcloud from Germany, 2011, via Wikimedia Commons.
4. Hot you, man.
Academic Study of a Male Torso by Jean August Dominique Ingres, French, 1801, via Wikimedia Commons.
5. The body, beautiful at any age.
Nude Old Man in the Sun by Mariano Fortuny, Spanish, 1862-1863, via Wikimedia Commons.
6. Hot me, woman.
Venus with a Mirror by Titian, Italian, circa 1550, via Wikimedia Commons.
7. The body, beautiful at any age.
Old Woman at the Mirror by Bernardo Strozzi, Italian, circa 1615, via Wikimedia Commons.
8. Hot dog!