Pictures sometimes become devotional objects or pilgrimage destinations. Their contents have the feeling of secular-sacred spaces. The room called the Living Hall in New York’s Frick Collection houses several robust portraits, Titian’s force-of-nature Pietro Aretino ...
Crucifixion with the Virgin. Bellini’s interest doesn’t lie so much in sacred story as in the streaming of life behind the Passion event.
Posted November 28, 2017
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