Major project rediscovers artworks by forgotten female artists of Venice

The US organisation Save Venice has launched the project ‘Women Artists of Venice’, which aims to spotlight the under researched women artists of Venice. Relatively little is known about their lives in comparison to Venetian male painters, like Titian (1488/90-1576), Tintoretto (1518-1594) and Canaletto (1697-1768), who have traditionally dominated art historical scholarship.

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