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.

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.

August 28, 2016
The 28th of August is the Feast Day of St. augustine of Hippo (354-430), from whom several Roman Catholic and Anglican orders take their name.

June 10, 2016
Lombard architect Carlo Maciachini died on 10 June 1899 in Varese, close to the town where he was born 81 years earlier, on 2 April 1818.

August 28, 2015
Lombard architect and sculptor Giovanni Antonio Amadeo died on 28 August 1522 in Milan.

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