Last article of "Rome Notes"
This fall, Rome has the pleasure of seeing one of the unsung heroes of the Renaissance finally hit his high note. Antonio di Benedetto Aquilo degli Aquili, better known as Antoniazzo Romano, celebrated in Renaissance Rome as “pictor urbis” (the painter of the city), has been honored with his own exhibition. Fifty w...read more
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