Articles by: P. B. Craik
Ben received his BA from the University of Cambridge and his M.Sc. from the London School of Economics. He writes primarily about books and ideas. Follow him on Twitter at @BenCraik

What’s so special about Raphael’s Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione?

December 6, 2015 9:48 pm0 comments
What’s so special about Raphael’s Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione?

Walking through the corridors of the National Gallery in London I produced one of my pithiest faux-profound remarks: “Painting before 1860” I said “is about one of two things: Jesus or rich people.” My comments were flippant – and deep and frightfully clever – but I maintain that something in […]

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