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The Feeder Feed: Christological Finch Edition

The Met in New York has a new acquisition. It is a splendid painting by Perino del Vaga, a student of Raphael, who was very active in Rome and Genoa.
The painting was recently cleaned.

Here is His little Goldfinch.

From another era … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: caged in the museum edition

Yesterday I felt compelled by a Strong Inner Voice to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Some old/news stuff is back, btw.  More on that elsewhere.
In any event, I enjoyed this little moment.
Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga painted by Goya, in … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Old Master Edition

I am in the National Gallery, gallery 3 enjoying Italian Gothic painting.
Here is a tryptich of Puccio Di Simone and Allegretto Nuzi. The subject is Our Lady Enthroned, the infant Lord enthroned on her.
The Lord had in His firm … Continue reading

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A day in New York

A wonderful day in NYC.
It was warm and sunny.  Here is a nice view of my favorite tall building, the Chrysler Building, with its shining hubcaps.

After lunch we caught a train to Columbus Circle and then had a stroll in … Continue reading

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