September 13, 2020
On this day (13 September) in 1470, the Badia of Florence acquired a new artwork by the Tuscan sculptor, Mino da Fiesole (Mino di Giovanni).
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 31, 2020
Prolific Florentine painter Alessandro di Cristofano di Lorenzo del Bronzino Allori (1535–1607) was born on May 31, 1535.
May 4, 2020
A Case of Teenage Diplomacy: Galeazzo Maria Sforza’s First Impression of the Medici Palazzo
September 30, 2019
On this day (30 September) in 1487, Luca Landucci, the apothecary and Florentine diarist, informs us that the relics of Saint Jerome,“were taken from the altar of the Cross at Santa Maria del Fiore and were set in silver and gold, very richly, at a great cost; and then a fine procession was made, and they were replaced in the said chapel with much reverence.
September 23, 2019
To the Moon and Back: The Artistic Career of Emilio Pucci