September 14, 2018
The Portinari Altarpiece

June 9, 2018
Today in 1311 Duccio di Buoninsegna’s (c.1260-1319) Maestà altarpiece was installed in Siena Cathedral; the city of Siena commissioned the altarpiece in 1308.

June 1, 2018
Florentine painter Biagio d’Antonio Tucci died 1 June 1516 in his hometown.

December 23, 2017
On 23 December 1534, Elena Baiardi Commissioned Parmigianino to Paint an Altarpiece Honoring the Virgin and Child.

November 29, 2017
On 29 November 1425, Construction of the Chapel of St. Julian Began in Pisa.

November 22, 2017
In November 1488, the Malvezzi Conspiracy was Discovered and Thwarted.

October 4, 2017
On 4 October 1454 Piero della Francesca received his first contract for the commission of an altarpiece for the Augustinian friars of Borgo Sansepolcro to be placed in their church of Sant’Agostino.

May 30, 2017
On 30 May 1464, Neri di Bicci painted an altarpiece depicting St Felicity and her Seven Sons for the saint’s eponymous church in Florence.

April 23, 2017
On 23 April 303 Geṓrgios, the young Roman Legion officer was executed.

February 19, 2016
Renaissance painter Masaccio received the first payment for the so-called “Pisa Altarpiece” on 19 February 1426.

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