June 27, 2018
Giorgio Vasari died on 27 June 1574 in Florence.

September 22, 2017
Alessandro Allori died 22 September in 1607 in Florence.

May 15, 2017
Domenico Veneziano , in full Domenico di Bartomeo, died on 15 May 1461.

September 23, 2016
Giovanni di Cosimo de’ Medici, the younger son of Cosimo Il Vecchio, died on 23 September 1463.

September 26, 2015
The feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian has been celebrated on 26 September since 1970 though the traditional Roman calendar honors the saints on 27 September, the anniversary of their death in 287 CE .

September 25, 2015
Pope Clement VII, a key player in the historical and artistic events of the High Renaissance, died on 25 September 1534 in Rome.

July 5, 2014
philamuseum : These days you might send selfies to your crushes, but back in sixteenth-century Florence, you’d have a portrait made of yourself as a Greek hero to send to your beloved.

January 6, 2014
Today is the Feast day of the Epiphany.

August 14, 2013
Roderick Conway Morris reviews The Grand Prince Ferdinando de’ Medici (1663-1713): Collector and Patron .

July 10, 2013
On view at the Museo delle Cappelle Medicee , Florence, an exhibition celebrating the first Medici pope, Leo X, on the 500th anniversary of his election.

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