June 16, 2019
Filippo Juvarra is believed to have been born on June 16, 1678 in Messina; his father was a silversmith whose approach to applied art and decoration likely influenced his son’s architectural ornamentation.
February 24, 2019
Born on February 24, 1613, Mattia Preti ended his career in Malta as a Knight of Justice.
February 10, 2019
Carlo Ceresa was long believed to have died on 10 February 1670 in Bergamo although, based on his final testament dated to January 30, we know that he died on January 29 .
February 3, 2019
The architect, Giovanni Battista Vaccarini, who played a central role in rebuilding Catania, Sicily after the devastating 1693 earthquake, was born on February 3, 1702 in Palermo.
January 31, 2019
Carlo Maderno died on 31 January 1629 in Rome, where he had risen to become one of city’s most important architects.
January 24, 2019
Sculptor Francesco Robba died on 24 January 1757 in Zagreb.
December 9, 2018
Benedetto Innocente Alfieri died in Turin on December 9th, 1767.
October 14, 2018