An idyllic Mediterranean island. Continue reading Landscapes in Literature (VIII)
Known for his portraits, Rembrandt also painted landscapes. Continue reading All grist to the mill for Rembrandt
The Moulin de la Galette has stood on Montmartre since 1622. It must be one of the most painted and photographed landmarks in Paris – which, as Maurice Chevalier sang, will always be Paris. Continue reading Paris sera toujours Paris!
It was long thought that Rembrandt van Rijn was born in a windmill. It’s not true, although he was the son of a miller and – logically enough – a baker’s daughter. Continue reading Rembrandt’s windmill
The old-fashioned windmill is a thing of beauty symbolic of a lost past. Its modern equivalent provokes considerable sound and fury, yet it has a quixotic charm of its own. Continue reading Tilting at windmills