Sunday, February 19, 2012

Giovanna Tornabuoni

Giovanna Tornabuoni by Ghirlandaio, 1488-90. Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449-1494) was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. Click for more Giovanna.

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4 comments:

  1. ...The beginning of anorexic models?

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  2. Hello Rob,
    Great blog, I like the way you don't limit yourself to one topic or another.

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  3. What an unusual painting. It seems to have an almost photographic quality. I’m going to Madrid next month so I must remember to visit this museum.

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  4. Thank you Jonathan!

    @Little Nell: Madrid is a very vivid city. There a a lot of nice squares and parcs. For instance the parc next to the Royal Palace where you can sit and peddle your feet in a basin of water is a good idea, I wish we had more like these in Amersfoort.

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