Demian – Beata Beatrix

Beata Beatrix, c.1864-70, Dante Gabriel Rossetti

I never said a single word to Beatrice. And yet, she had the deepest possible influence on me at that time. She held up an image before my eyes, showed me something sacred, turned me into a worshipper in a temple.

Demian, Hermann Hesse

[Image source: Tate Britain]

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