Posts by Amy Fredrickson

November 17, 2018
The Illuminator and Painter Zanobi di Benedetto di Caroccio degli Strozzi Was Born in Florence on 17 November, 1412.

November 11, 2018
Ferdinando Albertolli was Born on 11 November 1780.

June 9, 2018
Today in 1311 Duccio di Buoninsegna’s (c.1260-1319) Maestà altarpiece was installed in Siena Cathedral; the city of Siena commissioned the altarpiece in 1308.

May 5, 2018
A receipt dated 5 May 1636 shows Artemisia Gentileschi received 250 ducats for a commission of three canvases depicting Bathsheba , Susanna , and Lucretia .

March 24, 2018
During March of 1518, Raphael was working on two paintings commissioned by Pope Leo X.

March 17, 2018
On March 17, 1624, Artemisia’s Saint Apollonia was recorded in an inventory of the Medici villa Imperiale.

March 10, 2018
Italian sculptor Giacomo Serpotta was born in Palermo on 10 March 1652 to a prominent family of sculptors and stucco workers.

February 10, 2018
Francesco Hàyez was born in Venice on 10 February 1791.

January 27, 2018
Milanese painter and art theorist Gian Paolo Lomazzo died on 27 January 1592.

November 4, 2017
On View: The Cinquecento in Florence: From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna (Palazzo Strozzi, Florence)

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