December 28, 2017
Sculptor and Medallist Bertoldo di Giovanni Died on 28 December 1491.

December 11, 2017
Bernardino Pinturicchio Died on 11 December 1513 in Siena.

October 30, 2017
Famed humanist scholar, translator, and man of letters Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, better know as simply as Poggio, died 30 October 1459.

October 23, 2017
On 23 October 1461, Florentine painter Benozzo Gozzoli was contracted to paint an altarpiece for the new oratory of the Compagnia di Santa Maria della Purificazione e di San Zanobi, a youth confraternity sponsored by Cosimo de’Medici at San Marco in Florence.

September 18, 2017
Theorist and painter antonio Bianchini was born in Rome, on 18 September 1803.

September 13, 2017
On 13 September 1506, Andrea Mantegna died at Mantua.

August 5, 2017
On August 5, 1505, Giovanni Antonio Bazzi (1477-1549), known as “Il Sodoma,” began working on frescoes in Monte Oliveto Maggiore, near Siena.

July 21, 2017
Gates of Paradise Go to Missouri Museum This week a bronze copy of Lorenzo Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise” arrived for installation at the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

July 11, 2017
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June 19, 2017
On 19 June 1465, the painters Neri di Bicci (1418-92) and Alessio Baldovinetti (1425-99) assessed a painting showing poet Dante Alighieri holding a copy of his literary masterpiece, the Divine Comedy.

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