June 23, 2019
Santa Maria del Gradaro in Mantua: from Medieval church to site of a Fascist concentration camp

June 17, 2019
Livio Agresti and Forlivese Mannerism

September 6, 2018
Painter Luca Cambiasi died on 6 September 1585 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain.

May 13, 2018
Real Italian Renaissance Fashion The Metropolitan Museum of Art ’s annual gala held this past weekend attracted quite a bit of outrage and attention for various haute couture interpretations of the theme ““Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” Much was made of the influence of painting upon the designs.

November 3, 2017
Born On This day (3 November) in 1560: The Baroque Painter Annibale Carracci.

October 29, 2017
On 29 October 312, Constantine the Great entered Rome after his victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge.

September 13, 2017
On 13 September 1506, Andrea Mantegna died at Mantua.

September 7, 2017
Pontormo’s Restored Deposition at Palazzo Strozzi (21/09/17-21/01/2018)

July 27, 2017
Lombard artist Cesare da Sesto died on 27 July 1523 in Milan.

May 19, 2017
On 19 May 1455 Filippo Lippi, a leading Renaissance painter in fifteenth-century Florence, had a really bad day.

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