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 ).
December 28, 2015
Today (28 December) is the Feast Day of the Holy Innocents.
December 27, 2015
Today (27 December) is the Feast Day of St. John the Evangelist.
New Exhibition: ‘Maestà’: Gaddi’s Triptych Reunited at the New York Historical Society, 11 December 2015–20 March 2016.