Statue of St Peter, Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Statue of St Peter in the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano (Basilica of St John Lateran) in Rome, Italy. This cathedral is the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, ie the Pope.
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ANGELICO, Fra. 'The Annunciation Altarpiece'
ANGELICO, Fra (1387-1455). The Annunciation. 1430s. Left lower detail of the predella, depicting the wedding between Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. Renaissance art. Quattrocento. Tempera on wood. ITALY. TUSCANY. AREZZO. San Giovanni Valdarno. Museum of the Basilica de Santa Maria de la Gracia. Proc: MONACO. Monte-Carlo. Convent of the Franciscans.
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Scene from Mozart's opera Don Giovanni 1787 (c1914). Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Scene from Mozart's opera Don Giovanni 1787 (c1914). Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Austrian composer, first performed in Prague in 1787. The libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838) was based on Moliere's play of 1665 Don Juan, ou le festin de Pierre (Don Juan, or the Stone Banquet). Here Don Giovanni is attempting to seduce Zerlina, a country girl to whom he sings Give me thy hand, oh fairest (La ci darem la mano). From A Day With Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by May Byron. (London, c1914).
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