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St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican

It’s so easy to be overwhelmed by St. Peter’s – the space is so vast, even when full of tourists it doesn’t shrink down.

The baldacchino over the high altar at St. 246 more words

Photography

Palazzo Barberini

In 1625, then-Cardinal Barberini acquired a property from the Sforza family in Rome that had a vineyard and ‘palazzetto’. It was on this property he decided to build the Palazzo Barberini. 175 more words

Photography

The Courtesans of Rome: Part I

Courtesans! I’ve been waiting for the right moment to write about them and the time has finally arrived! I was super excited when a friend, … 1,148 more words

Italy

Anmerkung zu # 43. Kap. (Liebe: Mystische Gotteserfahrung) -- Teresa in Ekstase (Bernini)

Dieser Beitrag bezieht sich auf mein Magic of Nature Blog.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) schuf auch eine Terracotta-Gesichtsplastik der Teresa von Avila in Ekstase. Hierzu gibt es ein interessantes (animiertes) … 15 more words

Teresa Von Avila

Symbolism and the Appropriation of Myths

Rome, 25th June, 2015: Villa Borghese, Galleria and Gardens

On the Pincian hill overlooking the Fields of Mars in Rome abide two spectacular and very famous Renaissance pleasure palaces: … 1,366 more words

Art Appreciation And Criticism

Month of Art: Day 6 Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25

Here is my first sculpture entry. Gian Lorenzo Bernini , the most prominent sculptor of the Baroque period, was born 1598 in Naples, Italy and was the creator of the Baroque sculpture style. 575 more words

Thirty Days Of Art