Tag Archives: Innsbruck

Late medieval cityscapes

In my last post I was talking about the so-called Retable du Parlement from Paris and how it shows an actual cityscape, i.e. Paris, in the background: True enough, to the very left of the painting there’s the Tour de … Continue reading

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Innsbruck “Street Art” (Early Modern Edition)

At the end of the previous post, I left you standing under the late medieval portico of town magistrate Walter Zeller’s house in Innsbruck. Now, if we move out from under the portico, into the street, you’ll find that there’s … Continue reading

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Innsbruck “Street Art” (Late Medieval Edition)

As you will have gathered from my last post, my visit to the Tyrolean State Museum was not primarily motivated by my desire to see their Rembrandt. Rather, I went there to see the museum’s excellent medieval collection. Due to … Continue reading

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Rembrandt’s Chair

I’ve just returned from Innsbruck, Tyrol, where I spent the past couple of days. Before that, I spent three days at a conference in the small town of Stein an der Donau, about an hours drive north-west of Vienna, which … Continue reading

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