Lady Alexandrine
Lady Alexandrine asked Sylvain Reynard:

Hi, it is nice to meet you via Goodreads Sylvain :) From your books it is obvious that you are fascinated by art and beauty as much as your characters. One of the reasons I enjoy reading your novels are all the references to literature and works of art you make. I want to ask: do you have a favourite painter/painting that you especially like?

Sylvain Reynard Hello Lady Alexandrine,
Thanks for your question.

When I was writing The Gabriel Series trilogy, Henry Holiday's painting of Dante and Beatrice was extremely influential. I thought that it captured a moment between the two that I wanted to capture in the novels.

For "The Raven" the focus is primarily on Botticelli's work. I can't say too much about it at the moment because I don't want to spoil it, but I can say that there are a few surprises …

All the best and thanks for reading, SR

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