August 17, 1578~ Italian painter Francesco Albani is born

Madonna with the Child by Francesco Albani

c.1630 / Oil on Slate / 9 1/24”x7 4/5” / Capitoline Museums, Rome, Italy

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Previous August 17 posts:

Self Portraits~August 17

August 17~ Black Cat Appreciation Day 2018

August 17~ Black Cat Appreciation Day 2017

The World’s First Cartoon: Fantasmagorie (1908)

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/17~

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