1842 – Boldini was born in Ferrara, on the 31st of December, the son of a painter of religious subjects.
1862 – He went to Florence to study painting
– He attained great success in London as a portraitist.
1872 – Boldini lived in Paris, where he became a friend of Edgar Degas.
1889 – Nominated commissioner of the Italian section of the Paris Exposition.
1931 – Received the Légion d’honneur.
– Died in Paris on 11th of July.