Monthly Archives: May 2016

Veronese at Villa Barbaro

Jenkins recalls his first meeting of Russell Gwinnett: “These banquets were usually linked with some national treasure, or place of historic interest, occasions to some extent justifying the promise of Members that we should ‘live like kings’. . . . … Continue reading

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Tiepolo I: Iphigenia

Gwinnett is musing on Iphigenia in Veronese’s depiction of her sacrifice:  “Tiepolo painted an Iphigenia too, more than once, though I’ve only seen the one at Villa Valmarana.” [TK 26-7/23] This is not the only time that Powell refers to this fictional … Continue reading

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