Posts by Alexis Sexton Culotta

February 21, 2023
Last chance to catch your carri di Carnevale: 1 March 2022 serves as “Martedì Grasso,” otherwise known as “Mardi Gras,” “Fat Tuesday,” or, from an ecclesiastical perspective, “Shrove Tuesday,” the last day before “Ash Wednesday” and the beginning of Lent.

November 1, 2018
Sixteenth-Century Artist and Architect Giulio Romano Died on 1 November 1546 in Mantua.

October 18, 2018
Sculptor Alfonso Balzico was born 18 October 1825 outside of Salerno.

October 4, 2018
Late Renaissance painter Cesare Aretusi died on 4 October 1612 in Parma.

August 3, 2018
Baroque architect Francesco Borromini committed suicide on 3 August 1667.

July 1, 2018
A Farewell as IASBlog Editor

June 21, 2018
Sebastiano del Piombo died on 21 June 1547 in Rome.

May 30, 2018
Discovered Digit Determined to be Part of Constantine’s Colossal Bronze Hand The Art Newspaper has reported that a bronze appendage once believed to be a toe has recently been identified as one of the fingers missing from the colossal (albeit fragmentary) bronze bits of Emperor Constantine in Rome’s Capitoline Museum.

May 23, 2018
Misidentified Mantegna Discovered in Bergamo The Art Newspaper reports that the curator of the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, Italy, has discovered evidence to suggest that a painting of The Resurrection of Christ from the late fifteenth century was authored by Andrea Mantegna.

May 3, 2018
Catch if You Can: Canaletto, 1697-1768

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