May 27, 2017
Ludovico (Maria) Sforza, Duke of Milan, died 27 May 1508 (aged 55).

May 5, 2017
Painter, architect and illuminator Giovannino de’ Grassi is first documented on 5 May 1389, when the Duomo of Milan bought a paintbrush for him.

March 18, 2017
Neoclassical architect of Swiss origin Simone Cantoni was born on 2 September 1739 in Mendrisio, Ticino.

October 16, 2016
Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, and cultural critic Oscar Wilde was born 16 October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland.

October 7, 2016
On 7 October 1473, sculptors Cristoforo and Antonio Mantegazza were commissioned to work at the Chartreuse of Pavia on the facade of the monastic church.

October 7, 2016
Italo-Argentine artist Lucio Fontana died on 7 October 1968.

October 2, 2016
Saint Charles Borromeo was born 2 October 1538 in Milan, the city where he became Archbishop in 1564 and died in 1584.

October 23, 2015
Painter and illuminator Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis is mentioned for the last time in a document of 23 October 1508, suggesting he died shortly after this date.

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