March 7~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Chiara Varotari (1584-c.1663)
Italian Baroque painter, author, and founder of a school for the arts
http://clara.nmwa.org/index.php?g=entity_detail&entity_id=18042

Portrait of a Lady, probably Pantasilea Dotto Capodilista / c.1630 / Oil on canvas / 79”x46”

 

 

Fede Galizia (c.1574-c.1630)
Italian printmaker, painter, and a pioneer of the still life genre
https://www.encyclopedia.com/women/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/galizia-fede-1578-1630

Cherries in a Silver Compote / 1610 / Oil on Panel / 11”x16.5”

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