Von Stuck, Franz - Evening star
Type of Spiritual Experience
The couple kissing and embracing are barely visible in his painting, because he is pushing the boundries again.
In Greek mythology, Hesperus (Greek Hesperos) (Roman equivalent: Vesper cf. "evening", "supper", "evening star", "west"), is the Evening Star.
He is the son of the dawn goddess Eos (Roman equivalent: Aurora)
And brother of Eosphorus (Ηωσφόρος Eosphoros "dawn-bearer"; also Phosphorus (Φωσφόρος, Latin: Lucifer, lit. "light-bearer", Iubar), the Morning Star.