Cabinet of Curiosities

An encyclopedic collection in Renaissance Europe of types of objects whose categorical boundaries were yet to be defined. – Wiki

At the end of every research week  I have an assortment of interesting tidbits I find on the web, but have nowhere to share them.  Creating this small post gives me a depository for extra information that I can share with my readers.

“So I Shot Him”

February/March issue of the Strand, contains the first of several recently discovered short stories by Dashiell Hammett.

The best of the European Fine Art Fairs at the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Center, March 18-27.
TEFAF

Basel, Switzerland: From Daumier to Degas February 19 – July 07.
Lithographs including Honore Daumier, Delacroix, Bresdin, Corot, Pissarro, and Degas.
Kunstmuseum

Blogger Laura Ruberto and the search in Oakland, CA for a misplaced Ralph Fasanella painting.
www.i-italy.org

Rome: among high Renaissance Italian painters, Lorenzo Lotto, collaborator of Raphael and fellow Venetian Titian, but influenced by German contemporaries Durer and Grunewald. March 2 – June 12 show at the Scuderie del Quirinale, Italy.

London: Realist Jan Gossaert’s Renaissance, gets the recognition he deserves. February 23 – May 30 at the National Gallery.

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