June 13, 2019
References: Further Reading: Images: Frontispice for Fatinellus de Fatinellis (1627–1719).
January 6, 2019
The Night of La Befana (January 6).
June 26, 2017
Italian painter, engraver, architect, and theorist Antonio Visentini died on this day – June 26th – in 1782 in his hometown of Venice.
April 16, 2017
Though he had reigned only three months, Roman Emperor Marcus Salvius Otho had showed in this short time more wisdom and grace than anyone had expected when he committed suicide on 16 April 69 following defeat at the Battle of Bedriacum.
February 20, 2017
Artist, dealer, collector, and critic Conte Anton Maria “Girolamo” Zanetti was born on 20 February 1680 in Venice.
March 4, 2016
Painter Giuseppe Cades was born on 4 March 1750 in Rome, where he soon became a well-respected history painter, decorator, and engraver.