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Giorgione: Adoration of the Shepherds

Scholars have expended more time dealing with the controversy that has surrounded the attribution to Giorgione of the so-called “Allendale Adoration of the Shepherds” than they have in trying to understand what is actually going on in the...
From: Giorgione et al... on 23 Dec 2019

A Welch peasantry

A series of ten prints showing the Welsh men, women and children in a variety of settings, mostly in rural landscapes with trees and wooden fences. Author: Taylor, T. (Thomas), active 1804. Title: A Welch peasantry / sketched from life by T. Taylor....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 3 Jun 2019

Giorgione: Adoration of the Shepherds

During this year I have been reprising posts that argue that some of Giorgione's mysterious paintings like the Tempest, the Laura, the Boy with an Arrow, and the Three Philosophers are actually "sacred subjects." Moreover, even when the painting has an...
From: Giorgione et al... on 13 Dec 2018

Giorgione: Adoration of the Shepherds

Giorgione: Adoration of the Shepherds (Allendale Adoration)National Gallery, Washington96.8cm x 110.5 cm, 35.7" x 43.5" Note:The following is a slightly modified version of an earlier post. I present it today as a Christmas greeting to all followers...
From: Giorgione et al... on 18 Dec 2015

Now I can see where the Big Bad Wolf stories come from: sheep...

Now I can see where the Big Bad Wolf stories come from: sheep herding is anything but idyllic in this engraving. While the farmer’s dogs dispatch one wolf in the bottom of this frame, another wolf tears through the paddock fence. The engraver put quite...

Richard Crashaw's Shepherd's Hymn

From Richard Crashaw's Steps to the Temple. Chorus. Come, we shepherds whose blest sight Hath met Love's noon in Nature's night ; Come lift up our loftier song, And wake the sun that lies too long.To all our world of well-stol'n joy He...

Giorgione: Adoration of the Shepherds

Giorgione's "Adoration of the Shepherds", often called the "Allendale Adoration", is one of the most popular paintings in Washington's National Gallery. At this time of year it is a Christmas card perennial. It was also used in one of the most popular...
From: Giorgione et al... on 24 Dec 2014

Giorgione: Christmas Stamp

Giorgione: Adoration of the Shepherds"In 1971, an incredible 1.2 billion copies of a single postage stamp were printed by the U.S. Postal Service. It was the largest stamp printing order in the world since postage stamps were first introduced in 1840....
From: Giorgione et al... on 24 Dec 2013

Part I: “Envious people be the greateste mortherers of the worlde & gretest theves”: Othello III.iii. 160-166 and Richard Pynson’s 1506 The Kalender of Shepherdes. A Possible New Source for Othello.

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series “He that filches from me my good name”: Envy, the Kalender of Shepherds, and the “iii Edgyd sworde” of Iago’s Tongue. A Possible New Source for Othello.“He that filches from me my good name”: Envy,...
From: Shaping Sense on 7 May 2013

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