Documentation of art-induced fainting episodes dates back to the nineteenth century; the most famous account is that of French author Marie-Henri Beyle (1783–1842), whose pen name was Stendhal.
When we think of visages that defined Renaissance art between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, we're drawn to depictions of mythological and biblical figures and unnamed dames. Yet these…
Though he died quite young, Raphael's career included a rivalry with Michelangelo, educational encounters with Leonardo da Vinci, and a lengthy stint at the Vatican.
Eike Schmidt, the director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence since 2015, recently bemoaned the fact that so many great works of religious art are languishing in museum storage.
The exhibition of Giovanni Garzoni's work has now become a symbol of the return to normal life after the closure of Palazzo Pitti for almost three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic
A rare masterpiece from a 16th-century female artist is back on view after centuries of disrepair.
A 600-year-old painting leads two art conservators in Florence on a journey that sheds light on the story of the hundreds of thousands of children who were abandoned, and the women who saved them.…
Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488) was one of the most versatile, skilled, and inventive artists of the Italian Renaissance.