March 1, 2022
Last chance to catch your carri di Carnevale: 1 March 2022 serves as “Martedì Grasso,” otherwise known as “Mardi Gras,” “Fat Tuesday,” or, from an ecclesiastical perspective, “Shrove Tuesday,” the last day before “Ash Wednesday” and the beginning of Lent.

November 5, 2017
Painter and draughtsman Pietro Longhi [née Pietro Falca] was born 5 November 1701 in Venice.

May 11, 2017
Closing Soon: A Life of Seduction – Venice in the 1700s A splendid exhibition of 18th century Venetian painting, fashion, and various ephemera closes soon at the New Orleans Museum of Art .

May 8, 2016
Famed Venetian genre painter Pietro Longhi died in that city on 8 May 1785.

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