January 10, 2020
CFA: Raubkunst at the Ringling: A Catalogue in Absentia

A researcher and writer is being sought to investigate the provenance of a quartet of quirkily shaped, sized, and framed 18th Century oil paintings associated with the work of Venetian artist Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682-1754).

June 30, 2019
Guido Dettoni della Grazia’s “Maria” in Santa Maria delle Rose in Assisi

June 16, 2019
Filippo Juvarra is believed to have been born on June 16, 1678 in Messina; his father was a silversmith whose approach to applied art and decoration likely influenced his son’s architectural ornamentation.

May 26, 2019
Vincenzo Danti, the author of the Trattato delle perfette proporzioni (1567) , died on May 26, 1576.

May 25, 2019
Venetian artist Ferruccio Bortolozzi died on 25 May 2007, at 87 years of age.

May 23, 2019
Italian sculptor, painter, caricaturist, and author Adriano Cecioni died on 23 May 1886 in Florence.

May 10, 2019
The Piazzetta Provenance Project CFA: Raubkunst at the Ringling: A Catalogue in Absentia Raubkunst at the Ringling: Franz Marc’s Schöpfungsgeschichte has got a lot of attention.

May 5, 2019
A relief sculpture from San Martino in Alzano Lombardo depicts the sculptor and architect, Giovan Battista Caniana, in the city where he died on May 5, 1754.

May 2, 2019
On the Tercentenary of the Death of Pierre Le Gros Pierre Le Gros died 300 years ago on 3 May 1719 in Rome where he had been a pre-eminent sculptor.

April 28, 2019
Giovanni Maria Benzoni died on April 28, 1873.

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