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Sofonisba Anguissola

Sofonisba Anguissola Portrait
Sofonisba Anguissola
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High Renaissance

Sofonisba Anguissola Biography

Sofonisba Anguissola was a pioneering woman painter of the Italian Renaissance, eventually rising to the status of court painter to the Spanish crown. Her fame and wealth during her lifetime was extremely important in opening the doors of the world of fine art to women.

She was born c....

Sofonisba Anguissola 74 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Sofonisba Anguissola Bibliography

Sofonisba Anguissola: A Renaissance Woman. Natl Museum of Women in the Arts, 1995.

Sofonisba Anguissola: The First Great Woman Artist of the Renaissance by Ilya Sandra Perlingieri. Rizzoli, 1992.

Italian Women Artists from Renaissance to Baroque by Claudio Strinati, Jordana Pomeroy. Skira, 2007.