Keith Miller works at the Telegraph and is the author of ‘St Peter’s’ (Profile)

How to eat beans in the baroque style

A rustic painting by Annibale Carracci highlights how the act of eating in art has long been tied to class and status

27 Mar 2024
Piazza Navona (detail; 1699), Caspar van Wittel. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, on loan to the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

The Dutchman who shaped our view of Italy

Celebrated abroad, but little known at home, Caspar van Wittel more or less singlehandedly invented view painting

11 Apr 2019