Hektoen International

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Tag: Courtauld Gallery in London

  • The colorful birth of Saint Augustine of Hippo

    Birth of Saint Augustine ca. 1440–1450 Antonio Vivarini Among the many paintings that celebrate the advent of a new life, this one by the talented Venetian artist Antonio Vivarini (1418-1484) is perhaps the most colorful. Now shown at the Courtauld Gallery in London, “Birth of Saint Augustine” displays in colorful palette the saintly figures wearing bright…