Posts by Maria Alambritis
April 3, 2019
The noted late-nineteenth century restorer Gaetano Bianchi (born February 1819) died on this day, 1892.
January 2, 2019
Italian Art Exhibitions in 2019
October 24, 2018
Properzia de’ Rossi (about 1490 – 1530) Among the small but significant group of women known to us today who succeeded as artists in Renaissance Italy, Properzia de’ Rossi was a pioneer.
October 18, 2018
18 October is the Feast Day of St Luke, the patron saint of artists.
August 30, 2018
On 30 August 1502, Jacopo Pesaro – Bishop of Paphos – led the papal fleet provided by Pope Alexander IV to Venice for the war against the Turks in a successful campaign resulting in the capture of the island of Sant Maura.
July 11, 2018
The National Gallery of London recently acquired a significant work by one of the foremost painters of the Italian Baroque – a rare self-portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654).