Adopt an Apostle
What is the ‘Adopt an Apostle’ program?
Plautilla Nelli’s ANNUNCIATION
For Nelli and her fellow artists, the Annunciation was a popular theme in Renaissance Florence.
Plautilla Nelli, Renaissance Woman
Nelli could only be a painter because she was a nun—the only way for women to get art commissions.
Plautilla Nelli’s Crucifixion
An exception to the rule. Nelli’s art was made possible by her life in the convent.
Maria van Oosterwyck
How did Oosterwyck most break the mold?
Antonietta Brandeis painted as ‘Antonio’ as she didn’t like being praised as a ‘woman’ painter.
Anna Piattoli’s Saint Francis
For Anna Piattoli, art was ‘all in the family’.