Articles on art, history, iconography and attribution research. Renaissance and Baroque focus, with detours to antiquity and digital art.
Amazed to find Alciato's 1520 Book of Emblems in lovely leather bound new edition in bargain bin at post office! Pic:
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Love this ?old etching of a camera obscura landscape artist edition!
pic: wow...how's this for a lovely sunset, taken whilst hiking earlier today
Pic: Seasons greetings all! Enjoy your catnip treats!
Pic: Aww! My two fave things together at last! Raphael's famous Sistine cherubs reimagined in feline tapestry!
Pic: Amazing digital painting by Craig Mullins, limited edition print http://goo.gl/oauP7 #AssassinsCreed
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Pic: 2010 was the year of the Art History blog! This time last year things were sparse, now look!
Pic: Got to LOVE it when they name a street after your favourite artist of all time!
WOW! Giorgione wasn't the only artist who depicted the bird on a rooftop pic: detail from Carpaccio
Pic: Any game with inbuilt art history lesson about Raphael gets two thumbs up! #acbrotherhood
Litmus test for being an art+history fanatic: being excited by the arrival of 1000 page reference text!
Even in the 16th Century, the Mausoleum of Augustus was still quite worse for wear.... here's a pic from #assassinscreedbrotherhood
wow, the Pantheon, as it appeared ca.1500 is beautifully rendered in #assassinscreedbrotherhood here's a pic
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