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Invisible women

Author: Jane Fortune; Linda Falcone
Publisher: [Florence, Italy] : The Florentine Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Fortune; Linda Falcone
ISBN: 9788890243455 8890243457
OCLC Number: 1018402896
Language Note: Text in English and presented in parallel Italian translation.
Description: 221 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), 1 color map ; 24 cm
Contents: The archives: a work in progress [the quest for 'invisible women'] --
Housing the city's cultural heritage [the Florentine collections: sources, venues and storage] / Serena Padovani --
Supporting homegrown talent --
Pray for the paintress [Suor Plautilla Nelli] --
The voice of the restorer [safeguarding Lamentation with saints] / Rossella Lari --
Creative ties, artistic succession [Giovanna Fratellini, Violante Siries Cerroti, Anna Piattoli] --
A Florence-born legacy [scouting out local talents] --
Discovering self-represntation --
Finding oneself [Giulia Lama, Arcangela Paladini and the Vasari corridor] --
Her father's daughter [Marietta Robusti] --
Exile and courtly excellence [Élisabeth Louise Vigée-Le Brun] --
A name for each country [Angelica Maria Anna Katarine Kauffman] --
Notoriety and naturalism [Rosa Bonheur] --
Finding flowers in Florence --
Breakfasts and banquets [Clara Peeters] --
Nature's rivals [Maria Van Oosterwyck and Rachel Ruysch] --
A Medici bouquet [Giovanna Garzoni and Margherita Caffi] --
Locating artists in their own elements --
Studied skills, innate talents [women artists at work in the Uffizi] / Sheila Barker --
Drawing conclusions [Elisabetta Sirani and the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe] --
Where poet meets painting [Louisa Grace Bartolini and the Marucelliana library] --
Natural flair, nurtured ability [Elisabeth Chaplin in the Pitti Palace, Gallery of Modern Art] --
On the street named for May [Adriana Pincherle and Leonetta Cecchi in the Gabinetto Vieusseux] --
Sojourning with the masters --
Deeper study, greater grace [Sofonisba Anguissola] --
The forerunner [Lavinia Fontana] --
Genius, pain and power [Artemisia Gentileschi] --
Interpreting elegance [Rosalba Carriera] --
Restoring hidden masterpieces --
Advancing Artemisia [restoring David and Bathsheba] --
San Salvi's success story [finding solutions: recovery and exhibition] / Rossella Lari --
Extending an invitation --
A space of their own [joining the search for 'invisible women'] --
The women artists' trail (map + inventory of works by women artists in Florence).
Other Titles: Forgotten artists of Florence
Responsibility: by Jane Fortune ; with Linda Falcone.


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