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

April 2, 2021
Today is Good Friday, the anniversary of Jesus’ death on the cross.

April 1, 2021
Caravaggio’s Denial of St. Peter commemorates the dramatic predawn Holy Friday event of the apostle’s denial of Jesus.

April 1, 2021
Today is Holy, or Maundy, Thursday, when Jesus washed his disciples’ feet in an act of humility that is seen as a reminder of the cleansing waters of Baptism and a foreshadowing of the purification brought by the Crucifixion .

March 28, 2021
Today is Palm Sunday, or Passion Sunday, when Western Christians celebrate Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem.

April 27, 2019
Domenico Zampieri (1581–1641), although nicknamed Domenichino for his short stature, is remembered as a towering personality and leading proponent of Baroque classicism in Bologna and Rome.

November 17, 2018
The Illuminator and Painter Zanobi di Benedetto di Caroccio degli Strozzi Was Born in Florence on 17 November, 1412.

August 15, 2018
August 15th is the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Virgin.

June 21, 2018
Sebastiano del Piombo died on 21 June 1547 in Rome.

May 14, 2018
Antonio Maria Nardi was born on 14 May 1897 in Ostellato, near Ferrara.

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