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I first saw this as a teenager at a local museum and fell in love with it - Canaletto, Il Bucintoro al molo nel giorno dell'Ascensione.

Panagia Mesopanditissa, (Mediatrice di pace) Chiesa di Santa Maria della Salute (La Salute), Venezia | Peacemaker icon said moved during Iconoclasm from Constantinople to Candia (Heraklion), Crete, where it resided in St. Titus Cathedral, revered and processed by both Catholics and Orthodox. Venice ruled Crete from 1204-1669, when Turks vanquished defenders under Francesco Morosini, who carried the icon to Venice in 1670, where it was installed in Santa Maria della Salute. Dated to 1000s.

Retroactive Erasure: The Black Madonnas of Europe

Retroactive Erasure: The Black Madonnas of Europe One of the most baffling failures of logic in all of academia is the flagrant attachment to the unsupported claim that the Black Virgins of Europe, of.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained - I’m sure you have seen Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man before; it´s one of the images most reproduced in academic books, movies, art and parodies. But what is it that makes it so special?

Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Explained

The Vitruvian man by Leonardo da Vinci, representing the ideal human proportions as described by Roman architect Vitruvius, is a quintessential masterpiece of the Renaissance.

Water cross in Venice, Italy                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Overhead view of deep blue water filling canals in Venice, Italy.

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Here's a preview of our brand new catalogue! Contact us at info@porteitalia.com to get a copy! And visit www.porteitalia.com to learn more about our history, our artists and our creations! ————————————— #Italianfurniture #italianinteriors #venetianinteriors #art #architecture #italianart #paintedfurniture #handmade #handpainted #interiordesign #luxuryhotel #homedecor #decorex #decorex17 #decorexinternational #design #finepaintedfurniture #venetianfurniture #venice #venezia #instavenice…

Dripping Paint: Action Painting - Art History - KinderArt- Jackson Pollock Art Lesson

Dripping Paint: Action Painting - Art History - KinderArt--perfect for Jackson Pollock theme, has history lesson too!

Botticelli (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) by Mike Venezia . Funny, engaging art history for children.

Botticelli (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) by Mike Venezia . Funny, engaging art history for children.

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