chaplinfortheages

chaplinfortheages:

Another photo set of Charlie and the Wood Nymphs, I love the coloring and clarity of these photos, so artistically beautiful, Charlie as depicting the great god Pan:

In Greek religion and mythology, Pan (Ancient Greek: Πᾶν, Pān) is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music, and companion of the nymphs. D

His homage to Vaslav Nijinsky is a touching tribute:

 was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer of Polish descent, cited as the greatest male dancer of the early 20th century.[3] He grew to be celebrated for his virtuosity and for the depth and intensity of his characterizations. He could perform en pointe, a rare skill among male dancers at the time