June 8, 2023
Today is the Feast of Corpus Christi (Body of Christ or Corpus Domini) celebrated in the Western Church since 1246 on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday .

April 1, 2021
Caravaggio’s Denial of St. Peter commemorates the dramatic predawn Holy Friday event of the apostle’s denial of Jesus.

July 8, 2020
Artemisia Gentileschi was born on July 8, 1593, in Rome and is one of the most distinguished artists of her generation.

May 8, 2020
Caravaggio’s paintings in San Luigi dei Francesi

February 24, 2019
Born on February 24, 1613, Mattia Preti ended his career in Malta as a Knight of Justice.

August 2, 2018
Today, 2 August, is the anniversary of the death of Bernardo Strozzi (1581/2-1644).

June 28, 2018
Gioacchino Asserto, an early baroque painter from Genoa, died on 28 June 1649.

May 29, 2018
On 29 May 1606, the great Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio killed Ranuccio Tommasoni in Rome.

December 9, 2017
On View: Caravaggio: Masterpieces from the Galleria Borghese

October 1, 2017
In one of the most famous clashes of the ancient world, Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela in 331 BCE.

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