Invisible Women. Forgotten Artists of Florence
An extraordinary quest in Florence. Indiana Jane strikes again: another painting has been salvaged from centuries of decay; another woman artist rescued from oblivion. From the lofty halls of the Uffizi to the attic storerooms of the Pitti Palace, Jane Fortune leads the reader on a quest whose aim is the restoration, recuperation and rediscovery of famous or unknown works by women artists in Florence’s museums. In a city of indisputable masters, Fortune opens a window on the trials and triumphs of remarkable women whose lives and works remain an unfamiliar but fascinating part of Florence s cultural heritage.