Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Identified as Buyer of Record-Breaking da Vinci - WSJ
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used a distant relative as a proxy to purchase the 500-year-old “Salvator Mundi,” according to U.S. government intelligence and a Middle East art-world figure.
7 Historical Figures Posthumously Diagnosed With Illnesses
A recent study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine argues that the Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo may have suffered from a bout of osteoarthritis that left his hands gnarled and...
Students Use Da Vinci Design To Build World’s Longest Ice Bridge
Last week, a team of students and volunteers in Finland started building what will be the world’s longest ice bridge, based on a design by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci. Now, more than 500 year...
Russian Mona Lisa could be genuine, says art expert
A previously unknown version of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa may exist in a private collection in St Petersburg. Dozens of versions of the Mona Lisa by other artists are known around the world, but S...
This Robot Of Leonardo Da Vinci Is Disturbingly Realistic
The International Robot Exhibition 2015 (iREX) opened its doors to the public on Wednesday, December 2 at the Tokyo Big Sight center for five days of displays and seminars on the latest robot technolo...
Mystery Of Mona Lisa's Smile 'Solved' As Experts Say Da Vinci Used The Same Illusion Years Before
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind one of the most famous mysteries in the history of art – the Mona Lisa’s smile. Experts from two UK universities said that a new study of another paint...
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
9 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo
On the 540th anniversary of his birth, learn nine surprising facts about the artist often called “the Divine One.”
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
The Mind of Leonardo - The Universal Genius at Work: Institute and Museum of the History of Science
Online version of an exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci at the Museum of the History of Science in Florence, Italy from March 28, 2006 to January 7, 2007.
The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
An ever-growing collection of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci thumbnailed and available for downloading.
How to Tour Michelangelo’s Rome
The Renaissance artist called art “a wife” and his works “my children.” Visit these five sites in the Italian capital and the Vatican to pay homage to his legacy
Benvenuto Cellini - Perseus with the head of Medusa by Cellini
Fotografias da escultura Perseu com a cabeça de Medusa do escultor Benvenuto Cellini. localizada na Piazza della Signoria em Florença. AS forografias sõa de ...
Lucchese School
The Lucchese School, also known as the School of Lucca and as the Pisan-Lucchese School, was a school of painting and sculpture that flourished in the 11th and 12th centuries in western and southern T...
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Florentine School
The Florentine School refers to artists in, from, or influenced by the naturalistic style developed in the 14th century, largely through the efforts of Giotto di Bondone, and in the 15th century the l...
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Sienese School
The Sienese School of painting flourished in Siena, Italy between the 13th and 15th centuries and for a time rivaled Florence, though it was more conservative, being inclined towards the decorative be...
Sano di Pietro
Sano di Pietro (1406–1481) was an Italian painter of the Sienese school of painting. His career spanned from the end of the Trecento period into the Quattrocento period. His contemporaries included Gi...
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Francesco Saverio Altamura
Francesco Saverio Altamura (Foggia, August 5, 1822 -January 5, Naples, 1897) was an Italian painter, who while trained in Naples,He moved from Foggia to Naples in 1840, initially to study medicine. He...
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Identified as Buyer of Record-Breaking da Vinci - WSJ
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used a distant relative as a proxy to purchase the 500-year-old “Salvator Mundi,” according to U.S. government intelligence and a Middle East art-world figure.
7 Historical Figures Posthumously Diagnosed With Illnesses
A recent study in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine argues that the Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo may have suffered from a bout of osteoarthritis that left his hands gnarled and...
Luca di Tommè
Luca di Tommè (or Luca Thome) (c. 1330–1389) was an Italian painter active between 1356 and 1389 in Siena. He was a colleague of Bartolo di Fredi. He created his images using tempera on wood panels, ...
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Amedeo Modigliani
Amedeo Clemente Modigliani ([ameˈdɛːo modiʎˈʎaːni]; 12 July 1884 – 24 January 1920) was a Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern...
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Stefano Ussi
Stefano Ussi (Florence, 3 September 1822 - Florence, 1901) was an Italian painter, known first for his history paintings, and later for depicting Orientalist, mostly Arabian and Moroccan subjects.
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Vincenzo Carducci
Vincenzo Carducci (in Spanish, sometimes Vicencio or Vicente Carducho; 1568–1638) was an Italian painter.
He was born in Florence, and was trained as a painter by his brother Bartolomeo, who...
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Giovanni Stefano Marucelli
Giovanni Stefano Marucelli (1586 - c. 1646) was an Italian painter and architect of the Baroque period, active in Tuscany, including Florence and Pisa.His name is also written as Maruscelli, Marusciel...
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Master of the Osservanza Triptych
The Master of the Osservanza Triptych, also known as the Osservanza Master and as the Master of Osservanza, is the name given to an Italian painter of the Sienese School active about 1430 to 1450.The ...
Master of the Osservanza Triptych - Wikipedia