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Books on Book Truck
In order to ensure equitable availability for both HH classes, these books may be used only in the library for the duration of the project.
Botticelli / Giulio Carlo Argan. ND623 B7 A713
By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500-1800 / ed. by Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Oliver Tostman. NX552 .Z9 G46 2021
Famous works of Art -- And How They Got That Way / John B. Nici. N72.5 .N53 2015 *Contains Mona Lisa and Birth of Venus
Italian Women Artists: from the Renaissance to Baroque / Vera Fortunati Pietrantonio et al. N6915 .I785 2007
Leonardo and The Last Supper / Ross King. ND623 .L5 K564
Michelangelo: a Life in Six Masterpieces / Miles Unger. N6923 .B9 U54 2014
Michelangelo & the Pope's Ceiling / Ross King. ND623 .B9 K55 2003
Painters of the Renaissance / ed. by Kathleen Kuiper. ND170 .P35 2013
Plautilla Nelli, 1523-1588: the Painter-prioress of Renaissance Florence / ed. by Jonathan K. Nelson. ND623 .N43 P53 2008
The Private Life of a Masterpiece / Monica Bohm-Duchen. N72.5 .B64 2001 *Contains Mona Lisa
Sofonisba's Lesson: a Renaissance Artist and Her Work / Michael W. Cole. ND623.A5395 C65 2019
What Makes a Masterpiece: Artists, Writers, and Curators on the World's Greatest Works of Art / Christopher Dell. N72.5 .W43 2010 *Contains Mona Lisa, Birth of Venus, Sistine Chapel, and School of Athens.
In this story, Sylvia Poggioli, senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk, talks about the foundation, Advancing Women Artists, highlighting several works discovered and restored by the foundation, including "The Last Supper" by Plautilla Nelli.
TheArtStory.org helps millions of people each year understand and enjoy every style of art, from Classical Greek statues, to Dali’s Surrealist concoctions, to Contemporary Conceptual explorations...TheArtStory.Org now has the equivalent of over 19,000 written pages of art content."
A freely available resource, this site features eight units, each of which explores a different theme in Italian Renaissance art. Included is an excerpt from Giorgio Vasari in which he remarks on Sofonisba Anguissola and other female artists.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts...The museum addresses the gender imbalance in the presentation of art by bringing to light important women artists of the past while promoting great women artists working today.