Tag Archives: Caravaggio

Rome Day 3-4: sculpture and spies

I’ve been struggling with moving photos around and with wifi, so posting is a little tricky at the moment.
Anyway, some shots.
A wide angle view of our lunch spot from yesterday.

I had rabbit for my second, but here’s my first.  Chestnut … Continue reading

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‘Behind the door was a painting that the owners did not know about.’

For your Just Too Cool file.
So, you want to fix a leak in your roof.  You go upstairs and discover what might be a long-lost 400 year old painting by Michelangelo Merisi, Caravaggio, worth about $140 million.
The subject of the … Continue reading

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Rome – Day 9: Caravaggio and Tramezzini and Uccelli

This mornings breakfast of champions. You can’t always have a cornetto. Pizza bianca and mortadella. Yum. Just enough salt.

It was time to look for those time pieces.  Off I went to Santa Maria degli Angeli, built into the ruins of … Continue reading

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