Thirteen bays of four small frescoes each telling the Old Testament stories from the Creation to the building of the Temple, and four of the life of Christ.
Orlando quickly finishes off Agramante and Gradasso. Rinaldo’s love for Angelica has become an obsession, and he sets off to find her in the east.
As one of the last true Renaissance men, his artistic and diplomatic careers depended on his patrons – as much as they depended on him.
It’s ironic that the Pre-Raphaelites, who wanted to take painting back to the days before Raphael, then took up his themes.
Her legends are confusing, but make no significant mention of music. So how did she become patron saint of music and musicians?
Beyond his most famous painting ‘American Gothic’, Wood shows life in the rural Midwest, and tells stories of Paul Revere and George Washington.
He completes his journey through Cubism to abstraction, but takes a pause to paint a few landscapes around 1916-17.
A few months ago, we all felt that we lived in uncertain times, but I suspect none of […]
The painting that made Saint Cecilia the patron saint of music, a vision of Ezekiel, Pope Leo X, and a woman who could be a courtesan or the artist’s partner.
While Ruggiero ends up shipwrecked on a rock, Orlando and his team of paladins face combat with Agramante on the island of Lampedusa.