November 22, 2017
In November 1488, the Malvezzi Conspiracy was Discovered and Thwarted.
October 28, 2017
On View: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael around 1500
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.
April 20, 2016
Italian police recover Nazi-looted paintings in Milan
July 30, 2015
The Worcester Art Museum is currently exhibiting its so-called Northbrook Madonna (above right) alongside one of America’s great art treasurers, the lovely devotional image showing the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, known as the Small-Cowper Madonna , by High Renaissance master Raphael , on loan from the National Gallery of Art (above left).