Tag Archives: Casanovists

The Voyeur

Last week when I was in the Netherlands, I visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. They had a special exhibit called “High Society,” which featured enormous full-length portraits of people in the upper classes from a number of centuries and countries. … Continue reading

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The Letter–An Update

Since my last post, I received more information regarding the Casanova letter I showed. Here is a transcription by Furio Luccichenti: Ieri ho avuto la lettera di mio fratello vi recherá sollievo sapere che sarà presto a Vienna. Egli mi … Continue reading

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Casanova Seduces Nine at Once

  What does a Suspicious  Husband taste like? That’s what I had for lunch last weekend in the museum cafe. I finally made the trip to San Francisco to see the exhibit “Casanova: The Seduction of Europe” at the Legion of … Continue reading

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Meeting Albert

Do you remember seeing this before? In February 2017 I wrote about this plaque on the Calle Scaleter #2235, outside the shop of Monica Daniele. When he visited Venice, Casanovist Marco Leeflang investigated and met Monica, a maker of hats … Continue reading

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Conference Connections 1

UCLA hosted its Casanova Conference, “Libertine Legend,” on January 22 and 23. I hope I can convey how exciting this was for me to attend! To geek out with other Casanova experts, to be able to refer to people like … Continue reading

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Casanova–The Mosaic

Want to be part of an art exhibit that will grow and grow? That honors the famous Venetian Giacomo Casanova with new interpretations? Take the boat over to Giudecca and visit Carrion Gallery, creation of Manuel Carrion. Last March he … Continue reading

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