Born January 8~ Elisabetta Sirani

Elisabetta Sirani (January 8, 1638-August 28, 1665) was an Italian Baroque painter and printmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabetta_Sirani

Virgin and Child by Elisabetta Sirani
1663 / Oil on canvas / 34″x27 1/2″ / National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC

Elisabetta Sirani on Obelisk art history project: https://arthistoryproject.com/artists/elisabetta-sirani/

Further reading:
https://www.uffizi.it/en/magazine/maestra-elisabetta-sirani-virtuosa-del-pennello
https://nmwa.org/blog/artist-spotlight-elisabetta-sirani/
https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/06/23/elisabetta-sirani-gem-of-italy/

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