short biography

Sofonisba Anguissola (born in 1531/32 in Cremona / Itay, died in 1625 in Palermo / Italy) studied with Bernardino Campi and Bernardino Gatti. From 1559 until 1568 she was Court lady at the court of Philip II of Spain and painted the king and his family.

Renaissance, painting, portrait, genre

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  • 20. Oct 29. Jan 2006
    Self Portrait National Portrait Gallery, London