Monthly Archives: June 2018

A Painting near Willem van Nieulandt II of the Colosseum and S. Croce in Gerusalemme

In the Museum at Montepulciano is a painting on panel with ruins, a church, and the Colosseum. It is catalogued as ‘Romanised Northern painter, Landscape with Roman ruins and figures. Mid-16th century. Oil on panel’ (Fig. 1).[1] It bears the … Continue reading

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Schloss Trautmannsdorf Meditations I: the Problematic of Gardens for Lovers

The garden at Schloss Trautmannsdorf is a kind of Eden Project, a new garden created from 1995 and opened in 2001 (Fig. 1). The castle, which has had a sorry history, contains the provincial tourism museum, or Touriseum, which is … Continue reading

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