May 18, 2019
On May 18, 1610, the prolific artist, engraver, and draftsman Stefano della Bella (1610-1664) was born in Florence.

January 15, 2018
Sculptor, medallion maker, and draughtsman Luciano Mercante died on 15 January 1982.

November 9, 2017
Printmaker and designer Giovanni Battista Piranesi Died on 9 November 1778 in Rome.

September 4, 2017
Sculptor, medallion maker, and draughtsman Luciano Mercante was born 4 September 1902 in Padua (Padova), where he spent much of his life.

June 6, 2017
Guest Contributor Exhibition Review: Love in Venice at the New York Public Library Venice has always been a mysterious and cunning lady, from her ancient origin stories (in competition with Rome), to her annual marriage to the sea (offering profitable international trade).

January 14, 2017
The British Museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759.

June 3, 2016
Italian painter Bartolomeo Passarotti died on 3 June 1592 in Bologna.

September 12, 2015
“Raphael’s Collaborations” Symposium a Smashing Success Today’s symposium at the Worcester Art Museum (WAM), “ Raphael’s Collaborations ,” offered invigorating discussion by some of the leading scholars in the field of Raphael studies, including a compelling presentation by IAS President Sheryl Reiss on Raphael’s patronal networks in Florence in the early years of the 16th century.

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