June 18, 2018
Born to an extremely poor family, the Florentine Filippo Lippi was soon left orphan by the death of his father.

January 29, 2018
Italian painter and draughtsman Giuliano Bugiardini was born in Florence on 29 January 1475.

December 11, 2017
Bernardino Pinturicchio Died on 11 December 1513 in Siena.

November 4, 2017
On View: The Cinquecento in Florence: From Michelangelo and Pontormo to Giambologna (Palazzo Strozzi, Florence)

August 19, 2017
Florentine painter Andrea di Bartolo di Simone, known as Andrea del Castagno, died suddenly 19 August 1457.

August 12, 2017
Leonardo died on 2 May 1519; it was not, though, until 12 August 1519 that he was buried in Amboise, France.

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

October 31, 2016
Baccio della Porta, known as Fra Bartolommeo, died on Halloween in 1517 in Florence.

August 12, 2016
After the sack of Rome of 1527, the Florentine overthrew to the ruling Medici family and established a short-lived Republic.

May 14, 2016
Following the restoration of a series of letters addressed to Vasari from Michelangelo and the digitalization of the whole Vasari archive, the exhibition Michelangelo and Vasari opened two days ago in Florence, at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi.

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