September 2, 2016
Neoclassical artist Vincenzo Camuccini died on 2 September 1844 in Rome.
October 3, 2015
Sculptor Giulio Monteverde died on 3 October 1917, just five days shy of his 80th birthday.
July 4, 2015
Italian painter Giambettino Cignaroli was born on 4 July 1706 in Verona, where he spent his career and became the city’s leading painter in the Rococo era.
October 3, 2013
Sculptor Giulio Monteverde died on this day in 1917, just five days shy of his 80th birthday.
September 2, 2013
Taddeo Zuccaro died on this day in 1566 in Rome, one day after his thirty-seventh birthday.
August 22, 2013
On this day in 1582, Florentine sculptor Bartolomeo Ammanati published a letter addressed to the Accademia di San Luca (artists’ guild) denouncing the public display of nude sculpture, including his own Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria of Florence (1560-75).