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Art Auctions

The top 10 most expensive works of art sold at auction: 1.  Pablo Picasso’s Les femmes d’Alger (1955) – $179,364,992 2.  Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couche (1917 – 1918) – $170,405,000 3.  Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of Lucien Freud (1969) – $142,404,992 4.  Alberto Giacometti’s L’homme au doigt (1947) – $141,284,992 5.  Edvard Munch’s The Scream …

Caravaggio

This year’s collection of images celebrating his birth are some of his self-portraits. The most moving of these, for me, are the ones where he inserts himself into the narrative: as a witness (fleeing) from Matthew’s martyrdom, as the bearer of light in The Taking of Christ, or as the defeated Goliath, whose consciousness hovers …

Genealogy Links

Joseph Drew “Jake” Lane (1907 – 1982) – Find A Grave Memorial. Dorothy Ester Clifford (born Harris) – Foster & Hutchins Family – MyHeritage. Alice Louise Caswell (born Bayley) – Foster & Hutchins Family – MyHeritage. Susie Harris.jpg – Photo – Foster & Hutchins Family – MyHeritage. DarlingDarling, Alfred(b. March 19, 1793, d. September 23, …