February 21, 2024 | Rome, Italy
Strong insults and professional envy.

No love lost

Pillars of Renaissance art, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were anything but bosom buddies.

De Qincey said Piranesi was beset by malaria when he created the etchings.

The Prisons

Giovanni Battista Piranesi's terrifying vision of imagined prisons dug into the bowels of Rome.

The town was decked out in signs welcoming her.

Halcyon days

Once upon a time, a First Lady took an Amalfi Coast vacation — and the world wanted pictures.