Daily Dose of Art #13: Titian – Bacchus and Ariadne (1522-1523)

Bacchus leaps out of his chariot when he sees Ariadne who was left on the shore of the island Naxos by her lover Theseus. Love at first sight, he offers her Corona Borealis the constellation of stars seen in the top right. The blue color is ultramarine made from Lapis Lazuli and very expensive. As always take some time to look at the details.