Popular Saints & Attributes in Western Christian Art Cheat Sheet, Part II

By now, you’re probably an expert at identifying the Christian figures featured in Part I of this guide (and if you haven’t read through it, you can do so here!). In Part II, we’ll be helping you identify even more … Continued

Rubens vs. Velázquez: Proflie Picture vs. Tagged Photo

Way back in the 1620s, King Philip IV got some portraits done (as a king will). As king of Spain, Philip needed to be able to project a certain image–the typical absolutist powerful, militarily-strong-but-also-religious, all-around MVP that was typical of … Continued