Post Profile






Baby Name Story: Brilliana

In the late 16th and early 17th centuries, during the Dutch Revolt against the Spanish Hapsburgs, several Dutch port towns were handed over to England temporarily so they could be better defended against Spain. One of these towns was Brielle, which was called Brill by the English. The name can be traced back to the […]
read more

share

Related Posts


'Spanish Drawings from the Hamburger Kunsthalle: Cano, Murillo and Goya' on view at the Prado

Arts : Artdaily

For the first time in Spain, the Museo del Prado is presenting a selection of 87 Spanish drawings dating from the 16th to the early 19th centuries from the Hamburger Kunsthalle. In terms of quality and quantity, this institution hou...

Art historians believe portrait likely Diego Velazquez's first of Spanish king

Arts : Artdaily

DALLAS (AP).- In preparing an exhibit on 17th century artist Diego Velazquez's early work for Spain's King Philip IV, art historians believe they discovered that a portrait by the Spanish master at Dallas' Meadows Museum is likely h...

Tapestry stolen by Belgian Lupin returned to Spain

History / Ancient History : The History Blog

The Virgin and Saint Vincent, 16th century tapestry stolen from a church in Roda de Isábena, a tiny town in the high Pyrenees, in 1979 was officially returned to Spain on Wednesday, April 17th, in a ceremony at the Spanish’s ambassa...

How Tuberculosis Symptoms Became Ideals of Beauty in the 19th Century

Arts : Hyperallergic

In Consumptive Chic: A History of Beauty, Fashion, and Disease, Carolyn A. Day investigates how the fatal symptoms of tuberculosis became entwined with feminine ideals in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The post How Tubercul...

United States returns stolen 16th century Virgin Mary and baby Jesus tapestry to Spain

Arts : Artdaily

A 16th century religious tapestry stolen from a Spanish cathedral in 1979 and sold at auction three years ago for $369,000 was returned to Spain on Wednesday by the US customs service. In a statement, US Immigration and Customs Enfo...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC