April 4, 2021
The First Easter Sunday Illustrated in Early Modern Italian Painting

May 31, 2020
Prolific Florentine painter Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori (1535–1607) was born on May 31, 1535.

September 3, 2018
Lorenzo di Credi: His Life and Philanthropic Legacy

February 2, 2018
The humanist author and diplomat Baldassarre Castiglione died on February 2, 1529.

January 29, 2018
Italian painter and draughtsman Giuliano Bugiardini was born in Florence on 29 January 1475.

November 4, 2017
On View: The Cinquecento in Florence: From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna (Palazzo Strozzi, Florence)

April 6, 2017
Raphael died in Rome on 6 April 1520, likely his thirty-seventh birthday (unless, in fact, he was born on 28 March).

October 13, 2015
500 (Cinquecento) (automobile name): produced by Fiat, the Cinquecento is one of its most iconic cars.

September 25, 2015
In a fantastic instance of artistic conversation between the contemporary and the cinquecento, Jeff Koons’ monumental sculptural piece, Pluto and Proserpina (2010-2013) was unveiled today in the heart of Florence, adjacent to the replica of Michelangelo’s David (1501-1504) in front of the Palazzo Vecchio .

January 23, 2015
Art patron and cloth merchant Taddeo Taddei was born on 23 January 1470 in Florence.

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