Pietro da Cortona
December 2, 2018
December 2: The Feast Day of Saint Bibiana.
September 20, 2018
Baroque artist Antonio Gherardi was born on September 20, 1638 in Rieti.
December 18, 2017
The Birthday of Palazzo Barberini.
May 16, 2017
Painter-architect Pietro Berretini, known as Pietro da Cortona , died on 16 May 1669 in Rome.
January 28, 2017
Giulio Rospigliosi, who eventually became Pope Clement IX (r. 1667-9), was born on 28 January 1600 in Pistoia.
August 10, 2014
Today is the Feast of St. Lawrence (San Lorenzo), who died on 10 August 258 in Rome.
July 31, 2013
The August issue of The Burlington Magazine will be devoted to Italian art with articles on Pietro Perugino’s contract for the Collegio del Cambio frescos; the late work of Pietro da Cortona and his workshop; the decorations for the Collegio Borromeo in Pavia; more on Mattia Preti’s S. Vigilio altarpiece in Siena; and a fake Francia in the National Gallery, London.