Monday, June 2, 2008

Do you see George Bush as Barabus?

So this is a little part of a restored painting at the Diocesean Museum of Cortona, Italy. It depicts Barabus (the thief) carrying the cross for Jesus up the hill before he gets crucified (painted I think by Beato (Fra) Angelico. Looks like someone took some editorial license with that restoration, eh?
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Rome Coliseo and the Vaticano





Italian Rosato for Summer!

​As the title says, this 100 Sangiovese saw just a "few hours" maceration on the skins.  It is fresh and bright and made from...