The Ghent Altarpiece

Better late than never! This is my travelog about Ghent, Belgium where we saw The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, the most impressive work to come out of the Northern Renaissance. It was also Adolph Hitler’s most coveted work for his Führer Museum in Linz, Austria, which was never built. I learned all this reading The Monuments Men… Continue reading The Ghent Altarpiece

Travelog: German and Dutch Masters and Peter Dreher in Karlsruhe

Greetings and Happy Belated Veterans Day to all! My husband and I spent part of the long weekend in Karlsruhe, Germany, an overlooked, non-touristy gem to the south. We decided on Karlsruhe because of two world class museums there. Karlsruhe is nicknamed the “fan city” because of the fan-shaped, radial arrangement of streets surrounding its… Continue reading Travelog: German and Dutch Masters and Peter Dreher in Karlsruhe