Category Archives: Raphael

Kuntsthistorisches Museum

Wowee! The Kuntsthistorisches Museum (KHM, for short) is smack in the middle of town along with the rest of most anything one comes to see in Vienna (except, perhaps, Schönbrunn Palace). It is chock full of “the masters” such as Caravaggio, Correggio, … Continue reading

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The Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi is wonderful.   There are rooms with no less than a dozen Botticelli paintings, several from Leonardo Da Vinci, also Titian, Raphael, Michelangelo, Boccaccio, etc. As mentioned in a previous post the Medici family were, of course, huge … Continue reading

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Palazzo Pitti

Wednesday was a cool 96 degrees so, again, a bunch of us from school headed out in the afternoon with my l’insegnante (teacher), Viviena.  Today we headed to the Palazzo Pitti. The Palazzo dates back to the mid-1400’s and was … Continue reading

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My Stendhal moments

I mentioned in a prior post that I had a bit of a Stendhal syndrome moment at the Siena Duomo (cathedral). First of all I love the exterior of the Duomo, the campinile (bell tower) is alternating stripes of white … Continue reading

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