December 23, 2020
Sculptor Ottaviano Pannella was Born in Ascoli Piceno on 23 December 1635.

June 29, 2020
On this day (29 June) in 1868, sculptor Giovanni Bastianini died in Florence.

May 11, 2020
The Dragon in Italian Art and Architecture: Past to Present.

May 4, 2020
A Case of Teenage Diplomacy: Galeazzo Maria Sforza’s First Impression of the Medici Palazzo

November 17, 2019
On this day (17, November) in 1744, the sculptor and architect Carlo Bartolomeo Rastrelli died in St. Petersburg, Russia.

October 7, 2019
The Shocking Mannerism of the Gardens of Bomarzo

September 30, 2019
On this day (30 September) in 1487, Luca Landucci, the apothecary and Florentine diarist, informs us that the relics of Saint Jerome,“were taken from the altar of the Cross at Santa Maria del Fiore and were set in silver and gold, very richly, at a great cost; and then a fine procession was made, and they were replaced in the said chapel with much reverence.

June 23, 2019
Happy Birthday to the sculptor, jeweler, and stage designer Arnaldo Pomodoro!

May 26, 2019
Vincenzo Danti, the author of the Trattato delle perfette proporzioni (1567) , died on May 26, 1576.

May 25, 2019
Venetian artist Ferruccio Bortolozzi died on 25 May 2007, at 87 years of age.

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