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Danae by Correggio

Artist: Correggio (1489 – 1534)

Nationality: Italian

Completion Date: 1531

Style: Mannerism

Genre: Mythological painting

Media: Oil on panel

Location: Galleria Borghese, Rome

Danae was commissioned around 1531 by the Duke of Mantua, Federico Il Gonzaga, as part of a series on the mythical Jupiter’s loves.

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El Greco and Modern Painting {Museo del Prado}

 A few weeks ago I stopped by the Museo del Prado to finally see the entire exhibition of “El Greco and Modern Painting.” I had been at the museum before but I did not have the time to see it properly. 483 more words


The Best Ways to Train a Dog Not to Attack Other Dogs

Many people usually forget that man’s companion used to be an outrageous pet dog prior to being tamed, numerous genetics and intuition that dogs taken in the wild still continue to be in a dog’s body and mind. 532 more words

Dog Training Techniques

The Poetry of Parmigianino's "Schiava Turca" at San Francisco's Legion of Honor: July 26-October 5, 2014

If you happen to be in the San Francisco area and are a Parmigianino and Mannerism fan, you won’t want to miss this special loan exhibition of the… 630 more words

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"In economics, the majority is always wrong"*...

One may imagine that economics has little bearing on the more frivolous frontiers of everyday life; but in fact it explains why one consumes so much “animal antics” online and so little Shakespearean seriousness… 541 more words