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