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Christological well… not quite… Edulcorated Goldfinch Alert!

Long time readers here have seen my shots of Christological Goldfinches from Medieval and Renaissance paintings and statues snapped during my museum visits. Here is a detail from one I shot in the Louvre a while back by the Master of … Read More

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The Goldfinch

A while ago I was in New York City and I visited, eagerly, the Frick Gallery to see an exhibition of paintings from the Mauritshuis which is making its way around the world: Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: Boston Edition

I am enjoying a day at the Boston Museum with some (traditional) students. I wanted to share a Christological Goldfinch. A “Mystical Marriage” scene. Remind me to post the shot of Catherine beating the Devil with a hammer! From there … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: various colors and killing chipmunks

It has been a while since I have been able to report to you on the doings at the feeder. First, the black squirrel is back. Card. Ray is rubbernecking a bit. A Ruby-Throated Hummingbird having a bit of a … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: Scruffy and Christological Goldfinch Edition

I haven’t posted much about the birds at the feeder.  This, and a recent trip to the Detroit Institute of Art, gives me a chance to use a feature the blog’s software offers and which I have never used. Here … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: Renaissance Siena edition

I was at the V and A today. The Sienese painter Bernardino Fungai (+c.1516) and his Virgin and Child with Two Saints gives us a nice Christological Goldfinch. I think this is a Renaissance variation of “I am as happy … Read More

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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 … Read More

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