April 3, 2019
The noted late-nineteenth century restorer Gaetano Bianchi (born February 1819) died on this day, 1892.

July 17, 2018
In the thirteenth century, additional scenes and notable alterations were made to the iconography of Jesus’ Passion narrative, which had hitherto been fairly standard in the medieval world; stylistic variations had been the greatest discrepancy between various cycles.

January 8, 2018
Giotto di Bondone died on 8 January 1337 in Florence.

November 21, 2017
November 21 is the Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin .

September 18, 2017
The last documents referring to fourteenth-century painter Pietro Lorenzetti are dated between 18 September 1344 and 19 February 1345.

September 18, 2017
Theorist and painter antonio Bianchini was born in Rome, on 18 September 1803.

July 19, 2017
The art historian, author, and traveller Maria Callcott was born on 19 July 1785.

January 20, 2017
On 20 January 1330 Robert of anjou , the King of Naples, demonstrated his admiration and affection for the painter Giotto by nominating him a familiaris, namely a member of the king’s household.

January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).

March 19, 2016
As we know from a document referring to his widowed wife Catalina, Italian painter Giuliano da Rimini was dead by 19 March 1346.

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