April 4, 2021
Happy Easter (Buona Pasqua) from the Italian Art Society!

February 9, 2019
Today, i.e.

June 13, 2018
Today is the Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua , who died on 13 June 1231.

March 5, 2018
Northern Italian painter Lorenzo Costa died on 5 March 1535 in Mantua.

October 29, 2017
On 29 October 312, Constantine the Great entered Rome after his victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge.

October 4, 2017
On 4 October 1454 Piero della Francesca received his first contract for the commission of an altarpiece for the Augustinian friars of Borgo Sansepolcro to be placed in their church of Sant’Agostino.

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

February 6, 2017
The 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa , stolen from the Louvre by employee Vincenzo Peruggia, is perhaps the most famous case of art theft.

January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).

October 29, 2016
On 29 October, 312, Constantine the Great entered Rome after his victory at the Milvian Bridge on the previous day.

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