Dürer’s Young Woman of 1507

Even then, the hat was called a barett.  I think Katharina will have to have one.


“Albrecht Dürer 092” by Albrecht Dürer – The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing.


Little Ol’ Renaissance Dining Room

When Pope Leo X invites Erasmus and Jake to a banquet in Line of Ascent, where do they eat?

Fire in the Borgo

Fire in the Borgo

Poor Jake. He’s not in Kansas anymore. At the time of Pope Leo X (1513 – 1521), the Fire in the Borgo room was used as a dining room and the task of frescoing the walls was assigned to Raphael, who entrusted a large part of the work to his students. The most beautiful photography from all around Rome is here.