Daily Archives: December 24, 2012

The Roses of Heliogabalus

Flowers are the beloved subjects of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, while The Roses of Heliogabalus could confirm this judgment. In the common knowledge of people, roses are the symbols of romantic love. However, in this painting, a flakey theme is hidden behind. … Continue reading

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Raphael's The Sistine Madonna

As one of the representative works of Raphael, The Sistine Madonna is well known for its leisurely and melodious lyrical style. This altarpiece is applied to decorate the Sistine Chapel which is rebuilt in memory of pope Sixtus . At … Continue reading

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