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

February 27, 2019
The Renaissance Nude (3 March-2 June 2019) opens this Sunday 3 March, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London and traces the development of the nude in Western art through the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

January 1, 2019
Happy New Year from the Italian Art Society! 3

September 4, 2018
As of today, the Italian Art Society Blog will launch a set of new series in order to enhance our presentation of medieval Italian art.

August 1, 2018
Otranto Cathedral was consecrated on 1 August 1088.

November 21, 2017
Although The Presentation of the Virgin , which is celebrated on November 21st, was not a common narrative scene in medieval art, monumental programs were dedicated to other major moments in the Virgin’s life.

October 3, 2016
Actress Eleonora Duse was born on 3 October 1858 in Vigevano (Lombardy).

April 24, 2016
Flemish-born artist Giusto Suttermans (aka Justus Sustermans) died on 24 April 1681 in Florence.

April 17, 2016
The poet Laura Battiferri married the sculptor Bartolomeo Ammannati on 17 April 1550 in Loreto.

January 30, 2015
Happy Birthday Roberto Gottardi!

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