Mannerism and Masks: Bronzino’s Portrait of a Young Man

Bronzino, a mannerist artist, delighted in creating witty paintings with hidden, complex meanings. Bronzino’s Portrait of a Young Man contains many clues alluding to the young man’s identity, you just have to look closely! So, hone your inner Sherlock Holmes and let’s unmask… Read More

IS THAT A SKULL?!: Hans Holbein & The Ambassadors

In his commemoration of two friends, Hans Holbein’s painting, The Ambassadors, has a message to tell us about religion, life, and mortality.