Georgius Jehner von Orlamünde
Members of the Theban Legion
Germany (c. 1480)
Tempera on Wood Panel, 76 cm.
The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University
So this painting pretty much reduced me to barely coherent squeals of “LET’S BE BOYFRIENDS OKAY”.
I MEAN. COME ON. LOOK AT THAT GUY IN THE MIDDLE.