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AEOLIAN ISLAND BY PAINTERS

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OBSERVING DORDOGNA IN PAINTINGS

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FRANCE’S QUINTESSENCE – The Dordogne trip

Known as the land of thousand châteaux, the Dordogne’s landscape is embellished with castles built between 1337 and 1453, when this land marked the frontier between French and English territories. Mesmerising prehistoric cave paintings, standout cuisine and castle-strewn river lands. Welcome to Dordogne, http://meetingbenches.com/2017/03/dordognes-inner-landscapes/ where you can listen croak of frogs, hidden among weeping willows. The Dordogne is one of ...

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DORDOGNE’S INNER LANDSCAPES

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CASTLES IN DORDOGNE – Journey to the land of thousand castles

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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MIRRORS – Louvre Museum, until September 18, 2017

Mirrors and reflections are the criteria chosen for an special selection of artworks. For the painter engaged in a self-portrait (paintings imitating reality), mirror is also the indispensable accessory. A group of works (from the 16th century through to the present day) invite you to hone your eyes on what you are seeing. As you know, the mirror is a ...

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CAGNACCI’S REPENTANT MAGDALENE – Italian Baroque masterpiece in the London National Gallery Museum

Until 21 May 2017, you can admire the Cagnacci’s Repentant Magdalene in the London’s National Gallery. Guido Cagnacci was Italian painter of the Baroque period. For his sensual paintings, he was celebrated in his own lifetime. His erotic depictions (coupled with the records of Cagnacci’s personal life) have earned a reputation of unparalleled seduction. Even though his pictorial style was ...

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REMEMBER TO OBEY – Leonardo da Vinci and the Virgin of the Rocks

In April 1483, the prior of a Milanese Confraternity signed a contract for an altarpiece. It was the first commission obtained by a young artist, who came from Florence to the city. The agreement which Leonardo da Vinci had agreed to undertake, provided a triptych: in the central altarpiece, Our Lady and the encounter between Jesus and the small Giovanni, ...

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AMERICAN INNER LANDSCAPES

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BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPES IN ICELAND

Soundtrack: Sigur Rós / Svefn G Englar, free MP3. The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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