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Blog archive 2017


The Story of the Ghent Altarpiece

12. Dec 2017

The artwork that survived wars, censorship, thirteen thefts, attempts of destroy, and today belongs among the more

Lucas Cranach

9. Nov 2017

Just over 500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg temple. In the same city more

Muse of great artists

25. Sep 2017

Thanks to these women many iconic works were created. Women who we know little about but who played a significant more

World of millions of works

14. Aug 2017

A place where expensive works and rich buyers meet. Auctions and world-famous auction houses. What is their history more

Top model of Renaissance

17. Júl 2017

She did not present dresses, nor did she walk on a mole. She was so beautiful that people simply nicnamed her more

The falsifier who deceived the whole world

5. Apr 2017

It's a story about the Dutch unsuccessful painter Han van Meegeren of whom we may never have heard. Until more