June 11, 2018
Born around 1430 in Ferrara, Cosmè Tura was the son of a shoemaker.

June 1, 2018
Florentine painter Biagio d’Antonio Tucci died 1 June 1516 in his hometown.

May 31, 2018
Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto died on 31 May 1594 in his native city.

May 26, 2018
Giulio de’ Medici was born in Florence on 26 May 1478.

May 23, 2018
Misidentified Mantegna Discovered in Bergamo The Art Newspaper reports that the curator of the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, Italy, has discovered evidence to suggest that a painting of The Resurrection of Christ from the late fifteenth century was authored by Andrea Mantegna.

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.

May 9, 2018
Begun in 1278, Pisa’s Monumental Cemetery, the Camposanto, is one of the city’s most important historical sites.

May 2, 2018
Leonardo da Vinci died on 2 May 1519 in Amboise, France.

April 19, 2018
Paolo Caliari, known as Veronese after his birthplace, died on 19 April 1588 in Venice, where he spent the majority of his career.

April 13, 2018
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