Monthly Archives: November 2014

The portraiture of Giovanni Battista Moroni

Last week, I went to the Royal Academy which was staging three very different exhibitions.   Each one had its supporters and it was interesting to walk through each and compare the works on display.   I know that is somewhat foolhardy … Continue reading

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Alexandre Cabanel Part 4 – Portraiture

 In my last look at the life and works of Alexandre Cabanel I want to concentrate on his genius as a portraitist.   In my last blog I had reached 1863, the year in which his most famous work, Naissance de … Continue reading

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