Sofonisba and the Anguissola Circle:
Elena Anguissola d.1585
Lucia Anguissola
Europa Anguissola
Anna Maria Anguissola
Bianca Anguissola

Eufrasia Burlamacchi, Lucca ?-1548

Orsola Maddalena Caccia (and her bustling studio of nuns in n. Italy), year?

Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757)

Lucrina Fetti, Rome – Mantua 1636

Lavinia Fontana, August 24, 1552-August 11, 1614, Bologna.

Fede Galizia 1578, Milan-1630. Baroque still life pioneer.

Giovanna Garzoni, 1600-1670, portraiture and still life.

Artemisia Gentileschi, b. Rome July 8, 1593 died Naples 1653, contemporary of Caravaggio.

Catherine van Hemessen Flemish, 1528-1587, Portraitist.

Judith Leyster, 1609-February, 10, 1660, Netherlands.

Barbara Longhi, September 21, 1552-December 23, 1638, Ravenna.

Maria Marinengo, (Borghini, 37).

Suor Plautilla Nelli, 1523-1588, Florence.

Camilla Palavicino (Borghini, 37).

Elisabetta Catanea Parasole Rome?, 1585-1625.

Clara Peters, b. 1594, Antwerp Belgium. Still life. Flemish.

Marietta Robusti, 1560=1590, Venice. Daughter of Jacopo Tintoretto.

Properzia de’ Rossi, ?-Bologna, 1530)

Rachel Ruysch, June 3, 1664-August 12, 1750. Northern Netherlands, flowers.

Diana Scultori, Mantua c 1547-Rome 1612.

Elizabetta Sirani

Irene di Spilimbergo “having been shown a portrait by Sofonisba Anguissola, made by her own hand, present to King Philip of Spain, and hearing wondrous praise of her in the art of painting, moved by generous emulation, she was fired with a warm desire to equal that noble and talented damsel.” (p. 86 Women, Art & Society, 3rd Chadwick).

Levina Teerlinc, court painter to Henry VIII 1540-46

Elizabeth de Valois, Paris 1547? – Madrid 1568. Studied with Coulet in Paris and Sofonisba in Spain.

Chiara Varotari, Padua 1584- Venice after 1663.

Caterina Vigri, Bologna, 1413-1463.

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