Tag Archives: art history

Pannini Not Panini ?

Oh I have to quickly get your attention before you click me off after seeing this grand 18th century portrait of Govanni Paol Pannini!  Here is the more well know panini or hot toasted Italian sandwich , we all know … Continue reading

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Chennai, India St. Thomas Cathedral and Shiva

 ← Temple Towns in the South of India Jungle Boat → St Thomas Cathedral, Chennai Originally Posted on April 23, 2013by annetbell Namaste! Thomas, the saint of doubters, is depicted in Caravaggio’s vivid  painting at the moment of his  belief of the resurrection  of Christ as he  inserted his finger  into … Continue reading

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Sir John Soane’s House and Museum

I just recommend this very special home and collection to an English friend this week. It is one of two of my favorite museums. The other being The Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum in  Boston.   My problem with the large … Continue reading

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