MAURITSHUIS MUSEUM WORKS: THE UNMISSABLE MASTERPIECES TO ADMIRE
Mauritshuis museum works and unmissable masterpieces of a Dutch museum famous for his collection of paintings boasting masterpieces of the art of the Dutch Golden Age including works by Joannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn and Carel Fabritius. This post is the first of six legs of a journey to discover art, museums and masterpieces of the Netherlands. Are you ready to get inspired by the marvels of Dutch art? Let’s go!
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VERMEER’S WORKS: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PAINTINGS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Vermeer’s works to see to know the exponent of a painting based on the depiction of scenes of ordinary life.
Only very few works by Johannes Vermeer have survived.
It’s said that they are only 36 and most depict domestic interiors with people doing ordinary activities.
In this post you’ll find the most important works by Vermeer, useful information about where you can admire them and some curious facts about the life of the Dutch artist.
ART IN TUSCANY: CITIES TO DISCOVER
There’s plenty of art in Tuscany to see, but, apart from Florence, which are the cities to discover?
Florence is certainly the starting point of every trip to Tuscany and to know what to see in this charming city, take a look at the list of works of art in Florence you shouldn’t miss.
If, instead, you are going to explore other cities of Tuscany, rich of art as well, here are some places you can’t miss and which will leave you breathless.
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GARDENS TO SEE IN ITALY: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND THE LEAST-KNOWN ONES
Which are the gardens to see in Italy and the most beautiful ones?
The question is not simple, because you are spoilt for choice: in fact, there are hundreds of gardens different for history and landscapes, and it’s not easy to decide which the best are.
However, if you need to choose where to start from, I’ve decided to make a list of the gardens to see in Italy which are not popular among tourists, and therefore they may offer a visit to discover those less famous places, but not less beautiful.
Gardens to see in Italy
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. Rest on the Flight into Egypt, 1596-1597
Oil on canvas, 135,5 x 166,5 cm -Doria Pamphilj Gallery, Rome
REST ON THE FLIGHT INTO EGYPT BY CARAVAGGIO
When was the painting Rest on the Flight into Egypt by Caravaggio made and who commissioned it?
It’s certainly one of my favourite works by Michelangelo Merisi and I think that you should admire it at least once in your lifetime, because it’s one of the greatest art masterpieces.
In this post you’ll find the description and some curious facts about Caravaggio’s painting.
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