Attributed to Sofonisba Anguissola (Italian, 1532-1625)
Self Portrait, oil on canvas 24.1 x 19.7 cm, private collection (sold at Christie’s New York).
Dear art lovers, When asked to name some great masters of Renaissance, who comes to your mind? Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael? But what about women painters of that period? A number female painters existed during the Renaissance, and more and more of their stories are being unveiled and recounted. Find out more in this great informative article on artnet — Women Painters during the Italian Renaissance.

Attributed to Sofonisba Anguissola (Italian, 1532-1625)

Self Portrait, oil on canvas 24.1 x 19.7 cm, private collection (sold at Christie’s New York).

Dear art lovers, 
When asked to name some great masters of Renaissance, who comes to your mind? Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael? But what about women painters of that period? A number female painters existed during the Renaissance, and more and more of their stories are being unveiled and recounted. Find out more in this great informative article on artnet  Women Painters during the Italian Renaissance.

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    I don’t remember learning/reading about one goddamn female painter when I studied the Renaissance in my art history...
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    Look at that tiny little palette!
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