Statue of Augustus in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. The gallery is a private property of the Colonna family, it is open only on Saturday and we can only visit it with a guide. [600×1234]

Statue of Augustus in the Colonna Gallery in Rome. The gallery is a private property of the Colonna family, it is open only on Saturday and we can only visit it with a guide. [600×1234]

Old family past-down Spanish book from the 1800s. Apparently translated property of Napoleon. I don’t know the author–the book was supposedly founded in a Egyptian tomb.

Old family past-down Spanish book from the 1800s. Apparently translated property of Napoleon. I don’t know the author–the book was supposedly founded in a Egyptian tomb.

Pen, brush in black on chalk sketch Study for the Family Portrait of Thomas More, c. 1527 by the artist Hans Holbein. Though the painting was finished it was lost in a fire and only the artist sketches survive. (2659×1878)

Pen, brush in black on chalk sketch Study for the Family Portrait of Thomas More, c. 1527 by the artist Hans Holbein. Though the painting was finished it was lost in a fire and only the artist sketches survive. (2659×1878)