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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Florentine Artist-Women in the Arts, Poetry & Music

  Florence, Italy is best known as the epicenter of the Italian Renaissance.   However, the artistic creativity of the city has continued throughout the centuries.  Silvestro Lega (1826-1895), for example, made Florence his home in the nineteenth century and established a reputation for his realistic style, evident in the memorable portrait of poet Maria […]

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