September 23, 2018
On the 23rd of September 1439, Francesco di Giorgio Martini was baptized in Siena.
July 20, 2018
On the 20 th of July 1469 a contract was drawn up between sculptor Niccolò d’Apulia and the governing bodies of Bologna.
June 30, 2018
In June 1896, Isabella Stewart Gardner acquired Titian’s The Rape of Europa from Colnaghi & Co. for 20,000 pounds.
June 21, 2018
Sebastiano del Piombo died on 21 June 1547 in Rome.
May 23, 2018
On May 23 rd , Florentines celebrate ‘La Fiorita’, a commemoration of the Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola who was burned on this day in 1498 in Piazza della Signoria.
May 1, 2018
Call for Contributors: IASblog Staff Writers for 2018-2019 term
Call for Contributors: IASblog Staff Writers The Italian Art Society ’s IASblog seeks applications for staff writers to contribute regular features for the 2018-2019 term.