Martin Schongauer painted around 1473 a ‘Madonna in the Rose Garden’ for the Saint Martin church of Colmar. He was a prolific engraver, one of the first copper engravers, and it is mostly through this medium and the growing use of printing presses that he gained fame. He was one of the first German painters thus to have drawn attention to the people around him and to introduce these realistic elements in religious paintings in Germany. Continue reading “Unterlinden Museum at Colmar, Alsace.”
Every little thing
Growing kiwifruit.Continue reading “Every little thing”
Derby’s Market Hall
Derby’s glorious Victorian Market Hall is a soaring architectural triumph in the heart of the City. Tucked away behind the Guildhall, this is one of Derby’s greatest hidden gems. It opened in 1866.