Thursday, 5 July 2012

designer loves art...Sofonisba Anguissola...150


some woman have talent that opens doors for other

this is Sofonisba Anguissola

born in Cremona Italy, she is one of 6 sisters that painted.  when introduced to that Michelangelo who was impressed by her , because of this she was able to become a Lady-in Waiting for the queen of Spain and court painter. her early works are mostly portraits , but even her other work has been told to have been created with delicacy and charm. ahead of her time she was intelligent, well connected and from the aristocracy. We can thank her for opening the doors to women to pursue a career in the arts. 






















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