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Valentin de Boulogne at the Met

22 January 2017

Last week my wife and I finally got to see the Metropolitan Museum’s exhibition, Valentin de Boulogne, Beyond Caravaggio, that closes today after a run of three months. ...

Giorgione: Castelfranco Altarpiece

1 December 2016

Commentators have always regarded Giorgione’s Castelfranco Altarpiece as a unique and original work of art. It is Giorgione’s only known altarpiece, and although he used...

Giorgione: "Boy with an Arrow" or St. Sebastian

28 October 2016

In earlier posts I have agreed with those who have claimed that the small painting by Giorgione called “Boy with an Arrow” is an image of St. Sebastian, one of the most...

Giorgione: Portrait of a Young Woman (Laura)

28 September 2016

I have argued on this site that Giorgione’s Portrait of a Young Woman, commonly called “Laura” could actually be his version of “The Conversion of Mary Magdalen.”...