November 13, 2017
Lodovico Carracci Died on 13 November 1619 in Bologna.

October 15, 2017
Publius Vergilius Maro – better known as the Roman poet Virgil – was born 15 October 70 BCE.

May 20, 2017
Pietro Bembo (1470–1547), the son of diplomat Bernardo Bembo, was born on this day, 20 May.

March 4, 2017
Fra’ Galgario (or Fra’ Vittore del Galgario), a Late Baroque portrait painter, born Giuseppe Vittore Ghislandi, was born on 4 March 1655 in Bergamo.

November 26, 2016
Giovanni Bellini Died in Venice on 26 November 1516.

November 21, 2016
Orlando Furioso 500 years in Ferrara What did Ludovico Ariosto see when he closed his eyes?

November 7, 2016
3: Triple portraits in Italian art Triple portraits, depicting the same subject from three different angles, were produced within the Renaissace debate about the relative merits of painting and sculpture, the so-called Paragone .

October 3, 2016
3: The ages of men according to Venetian painters During the Renaissance the allegorical theme of the three ages of man became increasingly popular within cultured and sophisticated élites , most notably in Venice.

October 2, 2016
Andreas Vesalius died on 2 October 1564 at age 49.

September 5, 2016
The Venus of Urbino Goes Home.

The Venus of Urbino goes home Almost five centuries after it was commissioned by Guidubaldo II Della Rovere and painted by Titian, the Venus is going back to Urbino, where it will be on display in the Palazzo Ducale from tomorrow, 6 September, to 18 December 2016.

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