They include celebrated artists, others less familiar to the general public, and new discoveries, like the Roman noblewoman Claudia del Bufalo, who is making her debut in this story of female art. There are works on show for the first time.
Italian version of the catalogue and english translation of the exhibition panels by Scriptum
The show ‘Le Signore dell’Arte. Storie di donne tra ’500 e ’600’, rediscovers the art and the extraordinary lives of 34 different women artists through over 130 works. Testimonies of intense, lively all-female creativity, in a unique exhibition that tells the inspiring stories of women who were already “modern”.
The exibithion tells not only the compositional mastery of these painters, but also the social role they palyed in their time, some established in the great international courts, others real entrepreneurs , all capable of confronting their ideals and different styles of life.
The exhibition project is realized with the support of the Bracco Foundation, main sponsor of the exhibition, whose commitment has always been aimed at spreading culture, art and science, with particular attention to the famale universe and the protagonists of creative thought.