August 15, 2018
August 15th is the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin.
November 21, 2017
November 21 is the Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin .
October 23, 2017
On 23 October 1461, Florentine painter Benozzo Gozzoli was contracted to paint an altarpiece for the new oratory of the Compagnia di Santa Maria della Purificazione e di San Zanobi, a youth confraternity sponsored by Cosimo de’Medici at San Marco in Florence.
March 25, 2016
On 25 March 1430 —on what was the first day of the Senese new year until 1750— the rich Senese widow Ludovica Bertini commissioned an altarpiece for a now-destroyed chapel in the Cathedral of Siena.
December 28, 2015
Today (28 December) is the Feast Day of the Holy Innocents.