November 6, 2017
On 6 November 1531 Il Sodoma Received a 10- Ducat Bonus.

November 4, 2017
Guido Reni was Born in Bologna on 4 November 1575.

September 18, 2017
The last documents referring to fourteenth-century painter Pietro Lorenzetti are dated between 18 September 1344 and 19 February 1345.

August 25, 2017
The First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea concluded on 25 August 325.

August 12, 2017
Saint Clare of Assisi (b.

July 25, 2017
25 July is the feast day of Saint James the Greater.

June 10, 2017
Alessandro Algardi died on 10 June 1654 in Rome.

June 6, 2017
Lorenzo di Pietro di Giovanni – known as Il Vecchietta (little old woman) – died on 6 June 1480 in his native Siena.

May 8, 2017
Baroque painter Giovanni Battista Gaulli, known as il Baciccio, was born on 8 May 1639 in Genoa.

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 ).

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