November 4, 2017
On View: The Cinquecento in Florence: From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna (Palazzo Strozzi, Florence)

July 26, 2017
Today, 26 July, is the Feast Day of St Anne and this altarpiece of the Madonna and Child with St Anne and the Saints Sebastian, Peter, Benedict and Philip by Jacopo Pontormo (1494-1556) commemorates the successful revolt against a tyrant ruler that occurred on St Anne’s Day in 1343.

October 15, 2016
London National Gallery in Pursuit of Pontormo News out of England earlier this week suggests that London’s National Gallery is very close to raising the funds needed to acquire Jacopo Pontormo’s Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap (1530) .

July 2, 2015
2 July is the Feast of the Visitation , which is recounted in Luke 1:39-57 .

March 25, 2015
March 25 marks the Feast of the Annunciation, commemorating Gabriel’s visit to Mary with the message that she would bear the Son of God.

November 14, 2014
Rosso Fiorentino Died on 14 November 1540 at Fontainebleau.

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