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Rareties of Rogier van der Weyden presented at Museo del Prado

“The Crucifixion,” by one of the most celebrated artists of his time, the Flemish artist Rogier van der Weyden made near the end of the artist’s life, was brought to Spain in the 16th century. Once hung in the sacristy of … Continue reading

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Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting

Modest in size, it nonetheless digs deep. “Face to Face: Flanders, Florence and Renaissance Painting” is the first in the United States to explore the late-15th century effect of paintings by Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Memling, Petrus Christus and … Continue reading

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Belgium, Belgicae and the fertile floodland

Herman Van Rompuy (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Frank Jacobs wrote that unassuming like most of his countrymen Herman Van Rompuy had quietly been preparing the Belgianisation of Europe ever since his appointment to the presidency of the European Council in 2009. … Continue reading

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