May 6, 2018
Sculptor Constantino Nivola, whose works are an integral part of many significant modern buildings, died 6 May 1988.

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.

July 4, 2015
Italian neoclassical sculptor Giuseppe Ceracchi was born on 4 July 1751 in Rome.

March 26, 2015
philamuseum : Learn about the origins of this painting of Saint Francis of Assisi during this week’s Spotlight Gallery Conversations on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday at 11:00 a.m. ” Saint Francis of Assisi ,” c. 1427, by Fra Angelico

December 9, 2014
philamuseum : Round reliefs of the Adoration, such as this one, were sometimes placed in bedchambers in Renaissance Florence, Italy.

October 15, 2014
philamuseum : Love Italy?

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