Category Archives: Art History

Unfinished work?

The Le Nain Brothers, Three Men and a Boy, c.1647-8, oil on canvas, 54.1 x 64.5cm. National Gallery, London. Very little is known about the French Le Nain brothers,  Antoine, Louis and Mathieu, other than that they shared a studio … Continue reading

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On Ovid

Ovid’s Metamorphoses is pretty much central to a lot of what I am currently thinking about, what I have been churning around in my brain for about the last 4 years while working on my phD thesis.  Actually, it pretty much underpinned … Continue reading

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Jean-Francois de Troy, Pan and Syrinx c.1720 Cleveland Museum of Art

In honour of the eighteenth-century 🙂

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