Split Cathedral & Museum in Split, Croatia

Split Cathedral & Museum in Split, Croatia Welcome to “Art, Culture & Books” with me Anthony King. Today I’ll be taking you on a video and photographic tour of the inside Saint Domnius Cathedral (Split Cathedral and its Museum) in Split, Croatia. The Cathedral of Saint Domnius, consecrated at the flip of the seventh century AD, is viewed as the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world that stays in use in its authentic structure. The structure itself, constructed in AD 305 as the Mausoleum of Diocletian, is the 2nd oldest building used by any Christian Cathedral.

View of Warsaw from the Terrace of the Royal Castle by Bernardo Bellotto

Welcome to “Art, Culture & Books” with me Anthony King. Today I’ll be taking you on a photographic tour of View of Warsaw from the Terrace of the Royal Castle by Bernardo Bellotto. It was painted in 1773. The Palace was destroyed during World war 2 and it was rebuilt. We’ll be visiting it shortly so you can see how it looks today. They did a great job!

Woman Bitten by a Serpent by Auguste Clésinger

Woman Bitten by a Serpent by Auguste Clésinger Welcome to “Art, Culture & Books” with me Anthony King. Today I’ll be taking you on a photographic tour of Woman Bitten by a Serpent which is an 1847 marble Sculpture by Auguste Clésinger, which is at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris. It was first exhibited in the Paris Salon in 1847, where it was one of the two most commented works – it was a massive hit.