Tag Archives: Baroque

Advent Calendar – Door 7: Gates of Gouda

Gijsbert Johannes Verspuy, Woman at a Church Door Etching, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (Public Domain) When I came across this charming image of a woman at a church door, my initial thought was that it had to be by some Dutch master … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar – Door 5: Two gates in Vienna

Gate of Palais Caprara-Geymüller, Vienna, 1694–1698 Elemér Révhelyi collection, Kuny Domokos Museum, Tata (CC BY) Browsing through the Europeana database, I stumbled upon the intriguing photographic collection of Hungarian art historian Elemér Révhelyi (1889–1976). Now housed in the Kuny Domokos … Continue reading

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Stones & Paint & Stucco

At some point this summer, I seriously considered writing a post that simply read: “Don’t expect to hear from me again until Christmas”. This was based on an assessment of my autumn workload which may have been slightly exaggerated but, … Continue reading

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Something Baroque, for a Change…

Less than two months after starting this blog it feels to me as if I’m already way behind schedule – there already is a long list of posts-to-write-as-soon-as-I-find-the-time piling up in the back of my mind, and I’m not sure … Continue reading

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