Welcome to the Headmaster's Blog where you'll find updates, thoughts, and events regarding Saint David's School, the education of boys, and other items of interest. This is by no means meant to be a complete account of all that happens at Saint David's. Please refer to the school's website for more complete details -- it's more a Headmaster's musings.


Friday, March 7, 2014

Vaticano

The boys in Belvedere Courtyard within the Vatican Museum, late at night where they examine in situ the 'Apollo Belvedere,' an idealized piece, that inspired Bernini in sculpting Apollo and Daphne at the Borgese; and the 'Laocoon,' a sculpture of a father and his son intwined by a snake, from ancient mythology. This piece too inspired many Renaissance sculptors, including Michelangelo.

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