The British artist Sarah Biffin was born in 1784 without hands or feet. Fiercely independent, she wouldn’t allow her parents to carry her into church but instead rolled down the aisle to the family pew. She was so determined not to be held back by her physical disability that she became a skilled seamstress, knotting thread with her tongue.
Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit argues that female artists in the Renaissance were equals to Raphael and Michelangelo
November 6, 2023