The Artist Birthday Series

Constantino Brumidi

Today’s Artist Birthday: Constantino Brumidi Constantino Brumidi (July 26, 1805 – February 19, 1880) was a Greek-Italian-American historical painter, best known and honored for his fresco work in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Brumidi was born in Rome, Italy, to his Italian mother and his Greek father, who had emigratedΒ from Filiatra in the province… Read More Constantino Brumidi

The Artist Birthday Series

Leonardo da Vinci

Today’s Artist Birthday: Leonardo da Vinci (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) An introduction to the man that needs no introduction: Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy,… Read More Leonardo da Vinci