Artemisia Gentileschi Tour - Life and Work

Discover the revolutionary and controversial masterpieces by the woman who took revenge in art.

We’ll take you into three of Florence’s most prominent art museums. Casa Buonarroti, Palazzo Pitti and the Uffizi Gallery Museum. We’ll show you the life of one of the most revolutionary and controversial artists. Artemisia Gentileschi: the artist, trailblazer, and legend who took her revenge in oil.

Influential women

Throughout the seventeenth century, Artemisia Gentileschi worked in Italy’s most important cities. Born at the cusp of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, she was a pioneer in her field. She was the first woman taught by Caravaggio. She was also the first woman admitted into Florence’s prestigious academy of artists.

Behind the masterpieces

Artemisia Gentileschi is famous still today for her brutal artwork and violent masterpieces. Her canvases featured subverted Biblical scenes with women in power. Our private tour will introduce you to her most controversial and esteemed masterpieces. We’ll bring you up close and personal to some of the greatest art masterpieces in history. There, your expert guide will show you the inspiration behind each masterpiece.

Learn from an expert

Your guide will be none other than a leading industry expert. Learn from her degree in art history, women’s studies, and Renaissance and Baroque art.

Tour Details

Museums Visited:

  • Casa Buonarotti
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Uffizi Gallery Museum

This tour takes three hours

This tour runs rain or shine


Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.
If you would like a private transfer to the meeting point please choose the optional add-on.


Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

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