April 8, 2017
Landmark Exhibition Looking at Work of Plautilla Nelli Extended to 4 June; Crowdfunding Campaign ends 16 April As part of the push to showcase the works of women artists, the Galleria degli Uffizi launched an exhibition 8 March 2017 on the work of Suor Plautilla Nelli, one of the first documented female artists of the Renaissance.

April 6, 2017
Raphael died in Rome on 6 April 1520, likely his thirty-seventh birthday (unless, in fact, he was born on 28 March).

August 11, 2016
Lavinia Fontana died on 11 August 1614 in Rome.

March 25, 2015
March 25 marks the Feast of the Annunciation, commemorating Gabriel’s visit to Mary with the message that she would bear the Son of God.

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