Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across Florence

Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across Florence

Guild Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across the City of Florence “Footnotes from Florence” – a personal collection of curious connections between the UK and Florence. I had the great pleasure recently of sharing a visit to Florence...
Updated Chronology of Last Suppers

Updated Chronology of Last Suppers

Chronology of Last Suppers   This month I have attended a meeting with my friends from the Advancing Women Artists Foundation and discovered that there are two or three Disciples in The Last Supper by Plautilla Nelli that they were still uncertain as to who was who. I...
Santa Felicita Church, Mrs Macabee and Mother Mary

Santa Felicita Church, Mrs Macabee and Mother Mary

Santa Felicita and Mrs Macabee – two tragic mothers – and much confusion! Whilst in Florence, I recommend a visit to the Santa Felicata Church. Often missed on the tourist agenda, partly because it is obscured by stalls and restaurants, this church is...
An evening with Violante

An evening with Violante

One of the things that I love best about Florence is that there is always somewhere interesting to go to see something different, and learn more about it. The Advancing Women Artists Conference on Thursday 20th October, at which we were introduced to the newly...