April 6, 2023
Today is Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, when Jesus washed his disciples’ feet in an act of humility that is seen as a reminder of the cleansing waters of Baptism and a foreshadowing of the purification brought by the Crucifixion .

May 27, 2017
On May 27, 1999, the world rediscovered the magic of the Last Supper (Cenacolo) of Leonardo after a twenty-one-years restoration project.

April 10, 2017
On 10 April 1500, Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan, was captured by Swiss troops and handed over to French forces at Novara.

April 8, 2017
Landmark Exhibition Looking at Work of Plautilla Nelli Extended to 4 June; Crowdfunding Campaign ends 16 April As part of the push to showcase the works of women artists, the Galleria degli Uffizi launched an exhibition 8 March 2017 on the work of Suor Plautilla Nelli, one of the first documented female artists of the Renaissance.

November 6, 2016
Andy Warhol and Pop Society at Palazzo Ducale in Genoa Pop Society , a retrospective of some of Andy Warhol’s instantly recognizable as well as not-as-well-known work opened at Genova’s Palazzo Ducale in late October and runs through February 2017.

May 28, 2014
oupacademic : Very Short Fact : Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper Today in 1999, after 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece The Last Supper is put back on display.

January 16, 2014
Randy Kennedy reports in the New York Times that the Prada company , in honor of its new store in Florence, will provide financial assistance for the cleaning of Giorgio Vasari’s Last Supper , which was severely damaged in 1966.

January 4, 2014
November 1966: Giorgio Vasari’s Painting of the Last Supper Under Water for Twelve Hours.

August 19, 2013
Painter Andrea del Castagno was buried on this day in 1457 in Florence.

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