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In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 29th 2018

The Church, dedicated to St. James, is preceded by the pronaos, with the beautiful portal and the fresco of Florentine Niccolo di Tommaso depicting Giacomo Arcucci offers the Charterhouse to the Madonna, of 1371.
At the Centre of the painting, the Madonna on the throne with child, on the left of the one who looks at [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 25th 2018

As mentioned in my previous post this is the Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach gallery displayed in the former refectory in San Giacomo Carthusian Monastery.

Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach (Hadamar 1851 – Capri, 1913)
The painter Karl Wilheim Diefenbach, born in Hadmar on February 21st 1851, came to Capri in the early 20th century in an attempt to escape frequent [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 24th 2018

La Charterhouse of San Giacomo is one of the oldest structures on Capri, built in 1371 by Count Giacomo Arcucci of Capri, Secretary to Jeanne I of Anjou, and originally a convent.
The original convent is composed of three buildings: an annex housing the pharmacy and women’s chapel, open to the public; a building dedicated to the [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 23rd 2018

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 22nd 2018

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 19th 2018

Santo Stefano is a Catholic church and former cathedral on the island of Capri, Italy. Dedicated to Saint Stephen, it is the principal house of worship in the town of Capri.[1] The religious complex was built around the Piazza Umberto Isquare in the seventeenth century. The archbishop’s palace is now used as the town hall (“Municipio”).[2] Santo Stefano and Chiesa di San Costanzo [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 16th 2018

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