Posts by Alexis Sexton Culotta

May 2, 2018
Sculptor Camillo Pacetti was born on 2 May 1758 in Rome.

April 12, 2018
Architect Antonio da Sangallo the Younger was born 12 April 1484 in Florence.

February 12, 2018
Closes today: Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer Only a few days remain to visit the remarkable exhibition, “ Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer ,” on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York until 12 February 2018.

February 9, 2018
Final Days: Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer Only a few days remain to visit the remarkable exhibition, “ Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer ,” on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York until 12 February 2018.

January 25, 2018
Following the assassination of Emperor Caligula the day prior, Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus) served his first day as Emperor of Rome on 25 January 41 CE.

January 1, 2018
Veduta painter Francesco Guardi died on 1 January 1793.

December 21, 2017
Vespasian was declared Emperor of Rome by the Roman Senate on 21 December 69 CE.

December 20, 2017
Recently Rediscovered Gentileschi Portrait Goes for New Record Price at Auction The Art Newspaper has reported this morning that a recently rediscovered self-portrait of Artemisia Gentileschi in the guise of Saint Catherine has sold at a Druout auction in Paris for $2.85 million (€2.36 million), which sets a new record price for a work by the revolutionary Baroque-era painter.

December 16, 2017
Livia della Rovere was born 16 December 1585 in Pesaro.

December 8, 2017
A founder of Fascist architecture: Marcello Piacentini was born in Rome on 8 December 1881.

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