Tagged With "Da Vinci"

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Leonardo da Vinci National Science and Technology Museum, Milan

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting this rather large hit-and-miss collection. The hits include a wonderful collection of models based on da Vinci's drawings, and an intriguing train collection.
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March 15, 2019: The Mona Lisa, Paris

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger attempts to visit the Mona Lisa only to discover that the room in which it's housed is so crowded it's hard to get close to it.
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Da Vinci's Last Supper, Milan

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger was very excited and pleased to be able to view Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Last Supper, during a visit to Milan.
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'Mona Lisa smile' eludes tomb searchers

PHeymont ·
Silvano Vinceti announcing his previous theory, 2011   Mona Lisa's smile in the famous portrait by Leonardo da Vinci has captured the hearts and imagination and hearts of thousands, and the speculations of even more: Why is she smiling? Who is...
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March 25, 2016: Levada das 25 Fontes, Madeira

Ian Cook ·
Levada das 25 fontes. Thin and very tall, a nice waterfall in Madeira that ends up in 25 mini cascades.
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Surprise! Naples Best Pizza Invades Rome

PHeymont ·
Famed for pizza and featured on film, Naples favorite da Michele is opening in Rome just ahead of a new branch in London.
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Re: March 25, 2016: Levada das 25 Fontes, Madeira

Marilyn Jones ·
I learned something today...I love the photos, but had no idea where they were taken until I Googled it!! Beautiful!
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Re: March 15, 2019: The Mona Lisa, Paris

Jonathan L ·
Thank you, there are so many more interesting and less crowded things to see at the Louvre.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 13, 2013: Jeronimos Monastery

Former Member ·
Prince Henry certainly knew how to overnight sailors in style. I have visited this museum and found it just terrific. It is worthwhile for seaman and landlubber alike. The original church on the site was built about 1450 by Prince Henry the Navigator, and became the place where sailors spent the night before leaving on the expeditions that built Portugal’s colonial empire.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 13, 2013: Jeronimos Monastery

PHeymont ·
Sunlight and shade highlight the complex carving of this stonework at the Monastery of Jeronimos at Belem, in Lisbon. This late-Gothic style is called Manueline, after King Manuel I. It’s marked by ornate stonework, often including maritime...
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