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Painting in miniature is more than just painting a small work. The word “miniature” originally came from a Latin term for the red pigment that was used in the creation of illuminated manuscripts. 598 more words
Day 5 in Dublin started off a fair bit better than the day before. My hotel, although inconveniently located, did offer the full Irish breakfast experience which included tomato, potatoes, mushrooms, fried toast, bacon, and my personal favorite, black pudding. 536 more words
In Europe, only Ireland, Scotland and parts of northern England, were safe from barbarian invasions. During the first centuries of the Middle Ages this area of Celtic cultural tradition developed a monastic life in which a particular art style flourished reflecting, even more than the Byzantine art, a detachment from real world’s shapes and forms. 2,512 more words