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Sixteenth-Century Feminist: Lavinia Fontana | A R T L▼R K

On the 24th of August 1552, Italian painter Lavinia Fontana was born in Bologna. She is considered the first ever woman artist to work within the same sphere as her male counterparts, independently and outside a royal court or convent. 28 palabras más

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Sixteenth-Century Feminist: Lavinia Fontana

 On the 24th of August 1552, Italian painter Lavinia Fontana was born in Bologna. She is considered the first ever woman artist to work within the same sphere as her male counterparts, independently and outside a royal court or convent. 808 palabras más

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Mini Biography: Lavinia Fontana

Lavinia Fontana
Birth: August 24th, 1552
Death: Aug. 11th, 1614
Nationality: Italian
Movement: Mannerism

Born in Bologna in northern Italy, Fontana received her art education from her father and became well known for portraiture and devotional work. 188 palabras más

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Compare and Contrast

The use of the masculine term ‘master’, or idea of ‘male genius’ encapsulates much of the assumptions of Western historical ideas of ‘the artist’.

However, the view that women artists absence from the canon is due to their incapacity for greatness has been challenged in recent years, citing lack of recognition. 889 palabras más

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H is for Historical Fiction

I teach history. I get paid to talk about history. At the same time, it’s a wonder how little I get paid to do it. But anyway… 603 palabras más

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She mistook him for the gardener

In his Gospel John records that on the Sunday morning following Jesus’s crucifixion, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and, finding it empty, started to weep, for she thought someone had taken the body. 1.596 palabras más

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