March 18, 2017
Neoclassical architect of Swiss origin Simone Cantoni was born on 2 September 1739 in Mendrisio, Ticino.

March 29, 2016
Italian wood carver, painter, and art critic Giovanni Battista Carboni was born on 29 March 1725 in the city of Brescia.

December 22, 2015
Alessandro Bonvicino, better known as “Il Moretto da Brescia,” died on 22 December 1554.

November 4, 2015
4 November in Italy Marks the End of World War I, Armed Forces Day and the Feast of the Unknown Soldier.

April 3, 2014
institutefinearts : Lantern Slides: Monuments Men, Brescia, Italy, Cathedral, original state and with the cupola on fire, Commission for the Restoration of Italian Monuments, images gift of IFA alumnus Frederick Hartt

September 18, 2013
On this day in 1419, painter Gentile da Fabriano requested a letter from Pandolfo III Malatesta , Lord of Fano, Bergamo and Brescia for safe passage to travel to Florence on horseback in the company of seven others.

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