Louvre: Memling – The Virgin and Child between St James and St Dominic

Richelieu wing – 2nd floor – Netherlands, 15th century – Room 5 “If Bruges,” writes M. de Wyzewa, “has attracted all the pilgrims of art for a century, if it appears to them as a kind of Assisi or Siena Flamande, perhaps it … Read More

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The adventures of a red ant: The architecture – The corrosive rain

But it’s time, I think, to talk a little about myself. I am tall, I am strong, I am brave, I am beautiful! My limbs, elegantly and firmly attached, have the firmness of steel, of which they borrow the golden … Read More

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Louvre: Largilliere – Family Portrait

Sully wing – 2nd floor – Watteau – Room 36 Largilliere has arranged his painting, conventionally, in a rural setting, without even worrying about the improbability of showing his wife and daughter, dressed in their finery and adorned more for … Read More

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Louvre paintings: Italian school

Italian School (Death of the Virgin, painting by Caravaggio) Italian painting is abundantly in painting at Louvre Museum, being represented, with around 1100 works, 600 of which are permanently exhibited. Among these are many masterpieces by the greatest painters, including … Read More

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Louvre: Leopold Robert – The Pilgrimage to the Madonna of the Arch

This work is not currently visible in the rooms of the Museum In the prestigious frame of the Bay of Naples and following the shores of the Gulf, a joyous caravan returns from the legendary pilgrimage to the Madonna of … Read More

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