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Great Minds Think Alike

This sentiment couldn’t be truer for Sydney’s International Art Series. With the likes of El Greco, Leonardo, Raphael, Monet (and many more!) being featured in The Greats: masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, we can’t even imagine the kind of strings that the Art Gallery of New South Wales had to pull to get the National Galleries of Scotland to share their treasures.

The Virgin adoring the sleeping Christ child (‘The Wemyss Madonna’), c1485.
The Virgin adoring the sleeping Christ child (‘The Wemyss Madonna’), Sandro Botticelli, c1485.

Over 400 years of artistic production under one roof, but who’s intimidated? According to the NSW’s official website, the collection will comprise of “over 70 outstanding works, all but two will be seen in Australia for the first time, including Botticelli’s exceptional The Virgin adoring the sleeping Christ child”.

Book your tickets if you haven’t already because summer is far from over in Australia. Better yet, download a copy of Parkstone’s 1000 Paintings of Genius for the ride over!

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