Milan travel – 2013 (update)

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  1. Hard Edges
  2. Plan
  3. Google maps
  4. “Best of Milan + Last Supper” tour
  5. Tiemout.com – 20 Great Things to do in Milan (with my comments)
  6. Bob Dylan concert
  7. Churches & Palaces
  8. Museums & selected artwork

Hard Edges:

  • Destination: Milan – Italy
  • Time: arrive @ Hotel; Friday around 14:00 – November 01, leave Monday from Hotel around 1030
  • Hotel: = Hotel XXII Marzo
  • Main focus: Walking around, Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, Bob Dylan concert, Football match, Brera Art Gallery, Sforza Castle, food & wine, +++
  • Social circumstances: Group of ~7 people traveling together.
  • Guide & Tours: Dark Rome tours

Plan:

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Today: Rembrandt passed away in 1669

Rembrandt_van_Rijn_-_Self-Portrait_-_Google_Art_ProjectSelf-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar (1659) by Rembrandt

The Power of Art – Rembrandt (BBC):

From Wikipedia:   

Birth name Rembrant Harmenszoon van Rijn
Born 15 July 1606
Leiden, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands)
Died 4 October 1669 (aged 63)
Amsterdam, Dutch Republic (now Netherlands)
Nationality Dutch
Field Painting, Printmaking
Movement Dutch Golden Age
Baroque
Works The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632
Belshazzar’s Feast, 1635
The Night Watch, 1642
Bathsheba at Her Bath, 1654
Syndics of the Drapers’ Guild, 1662

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