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.

August 31, 2017
Jesuit artist Andrea Pozzo died on 31 August 1709 in Vienna, where he was working for members of the Austrian court .

July 31, 2017
31 July is the Feast Day of St. Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556), who was the founder of the Jesuit Order (Societas Jesu).

July 11, 2017
Opening Today: A Matter of Perspective: Andrea Pozzo and Jesuit Art in Rome Opening today, 11 July, at the Art Institute of Chicago is an intimate exhibition on the work of Andrea Pozzo (1642-1709) who, in addition to his artistic and architectural proclivities, was a lay brother of the Jesuit order.

October 22, 2016
Italian Baroque architect Carlo Lurago (Luraghi) died on 22 October 1684 in Passau (a town in Lower Bavaria, Germany).

September 24, 2016
The Virgin of Mercy (Madonna della Misericordia) is a Marian devotional image type recognizable by its portrayal of Mary protecting those in need and devotees under her blue mantle (cloak).

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