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1573: The Inquisition Grills an Artist for the Last Supper

Paolo Veronese: The Feast in the House of Levi (1573) Veronese’s painting was the cause of an investigation by the Roman Catholic Inquisition, which balked at the lavish settings and costumes—as well as the “buffoons, drunken Germans, dwarfs and other … Continue reading

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