Perrault's ‘Bluebeard’ is the story of a rich, middle-aged gentleman, named for his swarthy chin and saturnine manner, who marries a young woman.
Not at all sepia but still in keeping with the gallery's saturnine tendencies are the mixed-medium reliefs of Einar and Jamex de la Torre, brothers whose work is often inspired by vernacular Latino culture.
He was a bright boy from Yorkshire with a dark and saturnine look and laconic manner, and he was already writing strong verse.
We drove home in an uncomfortable silence, Grandma sensing my saturnine mood.
The portrayal is only historically accurate in the fact that the actor, like the real Richard, is handsome in a saturnine way.
The most eccentric classics teacher at our school - whom I shall call Mrs Penny - had arrived with a male companion who was intriguingly scruffy and saturnine .
The smile has returned to Craig's saturnine features.
As Claudio, Günter von Kannen is saturnine in both figure and voice.
Dark and saturnine , he is a strong screen presence with natural brooding ability, and he holds things steady when a last-ditch attempt to end on a thrill causes the film to falter.
He was always to be found sulking in a saturnine fashion and behaving in a beastly way to Margaret or Ann.