Tag Archives: renaissance

Unfinished works from the Courtauld Gallery

I found myself in London with a bit of spare time on Friday and ended up on a bus heading up the strand. When I saw the entrance to Somerset house I decided to pay one of my favourite spaces … Continue reading

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Veronese: Magnificence in Renaissance Venice

Some people find peace and pleasure in music others sport for me art, proper art Italian and more specifically the Venetian┬áRenassiance, has an amazing ability to bring me to another place or time. The Venetian school of art is my … Continue reading

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A Hidden Treasure in London – Courtauld Gallery

Last year I adventured to Eltham Palace and saw the home Deco home of the Courtaulds. You can read about the history of their home here. Ever since going there I have wanted to get to see the gallery that … Continue reading

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Review: The Pope’s Daughter by Caroline P Murphy

As I have confessed here before I struggle with historical biographies as a genre. The talent of writing up the research in a non academic, reader friendly way is the key to a good historical biography in my humble opinion. … Continue reading

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