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Plautilla Nelli (1524-1588)
The Painter-Prioress of Renaissance Florence

Edited by Jonathan K. Nelson

Paper $24.95    |    978-88-952500-3-8    |    2008

"For the first time, the freshness and color of Nelli’s art is available for study outside of Italy. Additionally, the brevity of the essays, the appended translations of Vasari and Razzi, and the reasonable price will make it a useful teaching tool for courses on Renaissance art and culture."
Renaissance Quarterly

A little-known painter in sixteenth-century Florence, Plautilla Nelli is one of the first known female Renaissance artists. In this collection of essays, internationally recognized scholars examine the life and works of Nelli, the prioress of a Dominican convent, with special attention to the artistic, social, and religious contexts. The book reproduces all Nelli’s paintings and drawings in color, many for the first time, as well as presenting the restoration results of her celebrated Lamentation. This volume is an indispensable contribution to studies on Renaissance women artists and the Dominican visual culture.

8 x 12, 150 pages, 23 color and 30 black-and-white illustrations

Distributed for Syracuse University in Florence

Plautilla Nelli

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