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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. 196 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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Lavinia Fontana (1552 – 1614)

Lavinia Fontana was born in Bologna. She was the daughter of the painter Prospero Fontana, who was a late Renaissance period painter. More relevant to this article, he was Lavinia’s painting teacher. 796 palabras más

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Borage... blossoms & "sallets"

Concerned with the health and well-being of his patients, Ububchasym de Baldach, also known as Ibn Butlân (died 1068), wrote a treatise that is, at least superficially, “a textbook of botanical specimens for medical practitioners.”(1) In… 1.658 palabras más

On this day: Sweden’s move to the Gregorian Calendar

Pope Gregory XIII, portrait by Lavinia Fontana.

The 17th of February 1753 was Sweden’s last day of following the Julian calendar. The country moved to the Gregorian calendar, named for Pope Gregory XIII, the following day. 26 palabras más

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Lavinia Fontana (24 aug 1552 – 11 aug 1614) portrait painter, first female artist outside court / convent

Ruth Schaumann (24 aug 1899 – 13 mar 1975) poet, novelist, sculptor, illustrator, short fiction writer… 45 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

Art