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A Style Is Born– From High Renaissance To The New Manner

Pontormo, detail of Gabriel from Annunciation, 1527-8, Chiesa Santa Felicità, Florence (Courtesy of Le Stanza di Santa Croce) By Andrea Gáldy – Pontormo...

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Villa Farnesina, Jewel of Renaissance Rome

Villa Farnesina, Jewel of Renaissance Rome

Astrological Ceiling of Galatea Loggia with Agostino Chigi’s Birth Date (November 29, 1466) cleverly shown in the planetary and celestial alignments (Photo...

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The Role of Silenus and Isabella d’Este

The Role of Silenus and Isabella d’Este

By Patrick Hunt   Silenus Majolica of Isabella d"Este, made by Nicola da Urbino, c. 1538, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Silenus is one of the most...

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