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March 23, 2019  •  1 Comment

Detail of Christ from The Resurrection by Pietro della Francesca in Museo Civica Sansepulcro, TuscanyA british artillery officer, Tony Clarke, defied orders to bomb the city of Sansepulcro when the allies were driving Nazi forces north through Italy in World War II. He remembered reading Aldous Huxley’s comment that the city has 'the most beautiful painting in the world" It is a stunning work of art.


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A british artillery officer, Tony Clarke, defied orders to bomb Sansepulcro when the allies were driving Nazi forces north in World War II. He remembered reading Aldous Huxley’s comment that Sansepolcro had 'the most beautiful painting in the world."

It is a spellbinding work of art.
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