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Portrait of a Prelate

Artist: Attributed to Lavinia Fontana (Italian, Bologna 1552–1614 Rome)

Date: ca. 1580

Medium: Oil on copper

The daughter of a leading painter in Bologna, Lavinia Fontana became the most famous woman artist of her day and much appreciated both in Rome and in Madrid by Philip II. 24 palabras más

Mon. April 24, 2017: Digging In, Moving On

Monday, April 24, 2017
Waning Moon (Day Before Dark Moon)
Mercury Retrograde
Saturn Retrograde
Sunny and pleasant

My lowest energy day of the month, always. 718 palabras más

Thurs. March 16, 2017: Between Storms

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Waning Moon
Venus Retrograde
Sunny and cold

Somehow, Monday’s post vanished. Not quite sure how that happened. So there’s lots of catching up to do. 743 palabras más

Three Notable Women Artists from Bologna

As the progressive city it has long been, Bologna has allowed many women artists to flourish, even in the past when it was extremely rare for a woman to become an accomplished painter or sculptor. 950 palabras más


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