Tag Archives: Andrea Mantegna

Family Business (Part II)

Following up on Sunday’s post, here are five more artistic families from the 15th century: The Vivarini Clan Moving back to Italy, in Venice we meet the Vivarini family, that is brothers Bartolomeo (c. 1432-c. 1499) and Antonio (c. 1440-1480), … Continue reading

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Same same but different. – Another post about a detached fresco in the V & A, Andrea Mantgena and the idea of progress

I’m aware that some bloggers have already switched to Christmas mode, but while I do have a Christmas-y post up my sleeve, it will be a few more days before I lay it on the table. For now, here’s a … Continue reading

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Sometimes progress is overrated…

As a medievalist I have a certain dislike for ‘museums of medieval art’ because, usually, what they display are just bits and parts of medieval altarpieces neatly sawn into pieces and hung on a wall to fit the anachronistic concept … Continue reading

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