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December 22, 2016

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Narcissus
Caravaggio

Here is an example of the shortcomings of reproductions vs. the real thing. The colors of the various photos of this piece (which I think is incredible) vary wildly. The original is in the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica in Rome, so if there is a Moron in Rome who can drop by and check the colors I would appreciate it.


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