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The Charming Mountain Goat…is grazing in Genova

February 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Charming Mountain Goat, Travel Writing

Domenico Parodi’s allegoric painting on the ceiling of the Salotto del Tempo (Room of Time) at the Palazzo Reale in Genoa portrays the young and attractive Truth unveiled by the wise old man Time, while the Lie – unmasked and horrified – is seen fleeing in the corner of the ceiling.
The Palazzo Reale was built [...]

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