From the distance, she felt the bond beckoning her to him.
He paused between her and the portal beckoning her while keeping his distance from both.
She turned back to him and he lifted a hand, beckoning.
It took two full revolutions before he saw it, a mortal gateway that pulsed brighter than the others, beckoning him.
The last, which may have been done since he settled in France, is the darkened and partly repainted, but still powerful and haunting half-length figure in the Louvre, with the smile of inward ravishment and the prophetic finger beckoning skyward like that of St Anne in the Academy cartoon.