Nearly forgotten but glorious art, envisionings and historical oddments from the back corners of the internet
Watercolors of the frescoes of the Villa Peretti Montalto, which was the home of Cardinal Montalto Felice Peretti (b. 1521) who became Pope Sixtus V in 1585. Designed by famed Roman architect Domenico Fontana the villa was destroyed in the 1880s. From a current sales catalogue from Michael Laird Rare Books and Manuscripts.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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