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.

August 22, 2018
On This Day (16 November, 1625) Sofonisba Anguissola Died in Palermo.

August 2, 2018
Today, 2 August, is the anniversary of the death of Bernardo Strozzi (1581/2-1644).

July 26, 2018
Today, 26 July, is the Feast Day of St Anne, the mother of the Virgin.

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).

June 23, 2018
Among the leading women of the Italian Renaissance, the name of Lucrezia Borgia, who died 24 June 1519, brings to mind scandal and corruption.

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