About Maria
Maria is a licensed guide of Florence and Tuscany and has a PHD in art history, specializing in Medieval Christian imagery. Maria studied Art History at the University of Pisa, inspired by Giorgio Vasari's book "The Lives of the Artists". Since then she has studied and worked internationally, including in Paris and London, presenting papers on her area of research across Europe and the USA. For several years, Maria worked as a Research Assistant at Oxford University and co-curated several exhibitions. Living in Florence, she draws inspiration every day from her adopted city’s wealth of art and beauty and she loves to share her experience and passion for Florence with others.
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