Cardinale Rodolfo Pio Da Carpi: Il principio della mia storia

Click here to read this blog post in English. Cardinale Rodolfo Pio Da Carpi: Il principio della mia storia Rodolfo era il nipote di Leonello Pio da Carpi, il quale aveva ordinato il dipinto della Sacra Famiglia, ora conosciuto come Madonna del Divino Amore, dipinto su tela da Raffaello nel 1514. Quando Giorgio Vasari ha … Continue reading Cardinale Rodolfo Pio Da Carpi: Il principio della mia storia

Cardinal Rodolfo Pio Da Carpi: The beginning of my Story

Click here to read this blog post in Italian. Cardinal Rodolfo Pio Da Carpi Rodolfo was the grandson of Leonello Pio da Carpi, who commissioned the Sacra Famiglia, now known as Madonna of Divine Love painting on canvas, by Raffaello in 1514. It was written by Giorgio Vasari when he had seen the painting and … Continue reading Cardinal Rodolfo Pio Da Carpi: The beginning of my Story

MADONNA DEL DIVINO AMORE: La prima storia di questo Quadro di Raffaello

Click here to go to the English version of this blog post. Leonello Pio da Carpi di Mendola nel 1514 diede l’incarico a Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino di dipingere il quadro della Sacra Famiglia. Questo dipinto venne solo conosciuto dopo il 1544 quando Giorgio Vasari, storico dell’arte di quell’epoca, scrisse un libro su molti Artisti, … Continue reading MADONNA DEL DIVINO AMORE: La prima storia di questo Quadro di Raffaello

MADONNA OF DIVINE LOVE:The beginning of the story about this painting by Raffaello

Click here to go to the Italian version of this blog post. Leonello Pio Da Carpi of Mendola in 1514 commissioned a painting to Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino. It became known only after 1544 when Giorgio Vasari (on right), the Art Historian of the time, wrote a book on all his contemporary Artists. Giogio Vasari … Continue reading MADONNA OF DIVINE LOVE:The beginning of the story about this painting by Raffaello

Giorgio Vasari Art Historian of the 15th Century

Click here to go to the Italian version of this blog post. Giorgio Vasari painting by Andrea del Sarto Vasari was a Painter, Architect, Engineer, Writer, Historian, but he became mostly known for his book on the lives and works of excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects contemporary in his lifetime. Vasari was born in Arezzo, … Continue reading Giorgio Vasari Art Historian of the 15th Century

Now I know why and when the painting became known as ‘MADONNA OF DIVINE LOVE’

Click here to go to the Italian version at the bottom of the page. This is the story of the famous book “Le Vite” written by Giorgio Vasari. Cardinal Alessandro Farnese convinced him to write it, and it's why the Raffaello painting, from that time, became known as the “Madonna of Divine Love” Who was … Continue reading Now I know why and when the painting became known as ‘MADONNA OF DIVINE LOVE’

WHO WAS GIANFRANCESCO PENNI?

Click here to read this post in Italian. The information received from Ms. Kariss Gonzalez, from southern California made me realize that I never told this story and yet it is such an important figure in resolving the issue of the question of the Madonna of Divine Love in the Capodimonte museum if it is … Continue reading WHO WAS GIANFRANCESCO PENNI?

When the Sacred Family by Raffaello painting became known as the “Madonna of Divine Love”?

I was never able to find anything in writing, suggested or reason, why or when the title Sacred Family was changed. I only read on history books that the 1514 painting on canvas, viewed and described by Vasari, on his book of 1544, became the only information, and was repeated by all the historian on … Continue reading When the Sacred Family by Raffaello painting became known as the “Madonna of Divine Love”?

Capodimonte Naples

When Elisabetta Farnese, then Queen of Spain pleaded with the St. Peter State for the return of the Farnese collection, that were appropriated by Pope Innocenzo X after the disastrous second battle of Castro of 1649, it was returned to her in 1731. Her request was on behalf of her son Carlo, King of Naples … Continue reading Capodimonte Naples