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Discovering the Women Artists of Florence  

For centuries the artistic creations 0f women have been ignored. Social constraints barred women from receiving formal training and schooling. Legal issues even prohibited women from exhibiting or selling their art. Fortunately, the time has changed and these ignored creators are being rediscovered and are finally receiving recognition.  Travel to Florence, Italy and enter the world of Florentine nun-painters, female court artists, copyists and teachers. These overlooked geniuses are emerging from the shadows of the past and their paintings, sculptures and architectural designs are finally being recognized as gems of Florence’s creative genius.