Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini: 5 things to know

Bernini | Estasi di Santa Teresa

ECSTASY OF SAINT TERESA BY BERNINI: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini, also known as “Transverberation of Saint Teresa”, is the work than more than others describes the religiousness of the 17th century, made up of mystical experiences which involve both spirit and body.

In this post I’ll talk about the work by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 5 points.

5 things to know about the Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Bernini

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The vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Rome: 5 things to know

 Church of Saint Ignatius by Andrea Pozzo

Vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius by Andrea Pozzo

THE VAULT OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT IGNATIUS IN ROME AND THE TRIUMPH OF ILLUSIONISTIC PAINTING: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

In 1685 Andrea Pozzo, an artist and Jesuit scholar, was commissioned to decorate the vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Rome.
His optical illusion effects give birth to a decoration that still today leave people speechless, and in this post you’ll find 5 things to know about the vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius made by Andrea Pozzo.

5 things to know about the vault of the Church of Saint Ignatius in Rome

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Life of Rembrandt: 5 things to know

Rembrandt | autoritratto

LIFE OF REMBRANDT: 5 THINGS TO KNOW

The life of Rembrandt is made up of great masterpieces and several tragedies.
When you’re in front of one of his many paintings, you should always understand which period of his life it belongs to, because the private life of Rembrandt influenced his work deeply.

In this post you’ll find the life of Rembrandt in 5 points.

Life of Rembrandt: 5 things to know

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David by Donatello: 5 things to know about the sculpture

David di Donatello

DAVID BY DONATELLO: 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE SCULPTURE AND WHERE IT IS HOUSED

What does it come to your mind if I talk about David by Donatello?
Some people think immediately of the famous Italian film award; other people, instead, think of the bronze statue by Donatello.
In this post you’ll find 5 things to know about the sculpture David by Donatello, and at the end of the post you’ll find also the place where it is on display to see it in person.

David by Donatello

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Rembrandt’s works: his most important paintings and where to see them

Rembrandt | Autoritratto con capelli scompigliati

REMBRANDT’S WORKS: HIS MOST IMPORTANT PAINTINGS AND WHERE TO SEE THEM 

Rembrandt’s works and masterpieces you must know to really know one of the most important artist in Europe.

In this post you’ll find Rembrandt’s most important worksall useful information to know where you can admire them and some curious facts about the life of the most important artist of the Art of the Dutch Golden Age.

Rembrandt’s works

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