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Siena – Duomo Museum – Icons and Paintings

The museum has a large collection of paintings with gold backgrounds, many on wood.  Unfortunately, I don’t have very much info on these paintings, but share them because they are beautiful.  Some have notable cracks and warping due to the instability of the wood over the years. Note that in the image below that the mountains are cut off.  In icons of this type, the […]

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