Death of Raphael: the Great Painter was poisoned with arsenic?

By |2020-01-24T01:15:45+00:0024 January 2020|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

The Raphael's death in a painting by Raphael Della death, the great Italian painter, I have already spoken in this post: According to Giorgio Vasari, he perished [...]

Welcome Cellini, Syphilis and a Poisoning Finished…Good

By |2019-11-17T07:10:54+00:0017 November 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

A portrait of Benvenuto Cellini strange and curious One thread ties together Benvenuto Cellini, syphilis and a botched attempt to poison damage to artist. Fate [...]

Michelangelo and Leonardo did not they endured Each Other?

By |2019-07-06T00:45:56+00:006 July 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Portraits of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti were two absolute geniuses of the Renaissance, but it seems that between Michelangelo and Leonardo did not run bad blood (see also [...]

Bowls Filled Water on Renaissance Tables: What they were needed to?

By |2019-06-01T05:37:56+00:001 June 2019|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Some typical furnishings of a Renaissance feast. There were also bowls to wash your hands if you happen to see paintings depicting the great and typical banquet [...]

Simonetta Vespucci, Beautiful Renaissance

By |2018-10-29T23:42:54+00:0029 October 2018|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Simonetta Vespucci portrayed by Sandro Botticelli (particular Simonetta Vespucci, born Cattaneo, ( 1453-1476) It was one of the most beautiful and admired noblewomen of Renaissance Florence. Originally almost certainly [...]