Nelli’s Last Supper restored: the video

Newly rescued masterwork by city’s first female artist

Editorial Staff
October 18, 2019 - 10:30

 

 

After four years in the conservation studio, the Last Supper by Suor Plautilla Nelli (1524-1588) returns to the complex of Santa Maria Novella for permanent public exhibition at the museum. The restoration, carried out by Rossella Lari, was funded by the Advancing Women Artists Foundation, who raised the monies first through a crowdfunding campaign with donors from 19 countries, and then through their "adopt an apostle" program.

 

 

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