November 9, 2015
According to an early biographer, Giovanni Battista Piranesi made this statement that encapsulates his ambition as a printmaker, architect, and antiquarian.

August 5, 2014
Painter and printmaker Antonio Tempesta died on this day in 1630 at age 75.

July 12, 2014
In 1664, on or around this day, Italian engraver and draftsman Stefano Della Bella died in his hometown of Florence.

March 26, 2014
blantonmuseum : Happy (unhappy?)

July 23, 2013
blantonmuseum : Don’t miss these striking, beautiful etchings by Antonio Tempesta in the exhibition Luminous: 50 Years of Collecting Prints and Drawings at the Blanton, on view through September 15.

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