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    Posted 1 month ago

    ho2cultcha
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    The British Nouveau Riche of the 18th c. and their Grand Tours, and limitless spending had a huge effect on the lives of Many Italians, esp. craftsmen and artists. The subtle irony of Guardi's over-the-top, unapologetic, falsely humble rich all done up in frills, curls, lacy trains gesturing profusely and well guarded by many pairs of guardians from Beijing, Venice, London silently tolerating the insane gestures of the humans and keeping an eye out so they don't kill each other ...

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 1 month ago
      Fabulous animal guardians!
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 1 month ago
      Thank you Newfld!
    3. Golgatha Golgatha, 1 month ago
      A pair of Staffordshire dogs would fit in nicely ...
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 28 days ago
      thanks Golgatha! i don't know if my single Staffordshire poodle would like that.

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