Self-Portrait by Van Gogh: 5 things to know

SELF-PORTRAIT BY VAN GOGH: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

I’ve been wanting to write a post about the Self-Portrait by Van Gogh for a long time, but I had a problem: which one of his several self-portraits should I have described?

Throughout his life Van Gogh painted about 40 self-portraits and each one seems to be a new study on himself and his anguished soul.
In this post I’ll tell you how and why Van Gogh decided to portray himself so often and I’ll show you which Self-Portrait by Van Gogh I prefer.

Self-Portrait by Van Gogh: 5 things you need to know 

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The Maja desnuda and the Maja vestida: 5 things to know

Goya | Maja desnuda | Maja vestida

THE MAJA DESNUDA AND THE MAJA VESTIDA: 5 THINGS TO KNOW AND WHO THE WOMAN PORTRAYED BY GOYA IS

Why are the Maja desnuda and the Maja vestida so famous? What makes these two paintings so appealing?
The answer to these questions is in their story which holds more mysteries than certainties.

In this post I’ ll lead you to the discovery of the Maja desnuda and the Maja vestida, by describing these two canvasses in 5 points, and I hope you’ ll feel the desire to admire them in person.

The Maja desnuda and the Maja vestida: 5 things to know

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Las Meninas by Velázquez: 5 things to know

Las Meninas | Diego Velázquez

               LAS MENINAS BY VELÁZQUEZ: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Las Meninas by Velázquez is one of the most important masterpieces of European art.
Commissioned by the Spanish royal family, the painting displays a scene of life at court, by turning the point of view upside down and giving the viewer the feeling of participating in the scene.

Are you ready to discover the story and curiosities about this painting?
Here are 5 things to know about Las Meninas by Velázquez.

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The Lady with an Ermine: 5 things to know

Leonardo da Vinci | Cecilia Gallerani

THE LADY WITH AN ERMINE: 5 THINGS TO KNOW AND WHO THE LADY PORTRAYED BY LEONARDO DA VINCI IS

What makes the Lady with an Ermine a real masterpiece? Which story does this painting tell? I’ll try to answer these questions by telling the story of this painting.

In this post I’ll accompany you to discover the painting known as the Lady with an Ermine, by describing the work in 5 points and leaving you, I hope, a great desire to know more about it and maybe to admire the canvas in person, in the museum exhibiting it.

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