Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly backstage at the RKO Pantages Theatre during the 28th Annual Academy Awards, 1956. See more photos here.
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The Temptation of Saint Anthony is a popular story in art history and has been painted by many artists - from Bosch to Dali.
St. Anthony, or Anthony the Great (ca. 251–356), was a Christian saint from Egypt credited with being one of the founders of monasticism. Anthony lived a life of solitude in an abandoned tomb in the Libyan desert. His ascetic regimen consisted of a single meal a day, constant prayer, reading and manual labor.
According to the story, St. Anthony’s temptations were visited upon him by Satan in the form of sexual seductresses. On one occasion, frustrated with St. Anthony’s resistance to the pleasures of the flesh, the Devil beat Anthony severely and left him for dead. via