The only thing I perceived to be “off-color” was the hue of the figure in question. I’m certain Dave was
speaking only in jest.
As constanius stated it is Zephyrus. What is not shown in the cropped photo are his very large black
feathered wings. He resembles more an angel of death than a spring wind.
The trio of lovely dancing ladies, from which the damsel on Mau Mau’s note is taken, “are believed to be derived from ancient images of the Three Graces and may be the symbol of Liberality.”
Quotes from my Uffizi Gallery guide. Stunning painting, beautiful museum.
Balaji, at what part do you take offense? Are you Hindi, Italian or Zombie?