June 18, 2018
Born to an extremely poor family, the Florentine Filippo Lippi was soon left orphan by the death of his father.

May 19, 2017
On 19 May 1455 Filippo Lippi, a leading Renaissance painter in fifteenth-century Florence, had a really bad day.

May 15, 2017
Domenico Veneziano , in full Domenico di Bartomeo, died on 15 May 1461.

October 10, 2016
The Magi and their Florentine connections

September 23, 2016
Giovanni di Cosimo de’ Medici, the younger son of Cosimo Il Vecchio, died on 23 September 1463.

July 8, 2016
Painter Benedetto Bonfigli died on 8 July 1496 in Perugia.

October 12, 2015
On 12 September 1439, the young Piero della Francesca (d. 1492) was recorded as assistant to painter Domenico Veneziano (d. 1461), then at work on frescoes in the choir of Sant’Egidio at the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence.

August 29, 2015
Florentine artist Alesso Baldovinetti died on 29 August 1499.

September 12, 2014
On this day in 1439, the young Piero della Francesca (d. 1492) was recorded as assistant to painter Domenico Veneziano (d. 1461), then at work on frescoes in the choir of Sant’Egidio at the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence.

September 12, 2013
On this day in 1439, the young Piero della Francesca (d. 1492) was recorded as assistant to painter Domenico Veneziano (d. 1461), then at work on frescoes in the choir of Sant’Egidio at the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova in Florence.

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