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ArtNews: Recognition of a new Anguissola

Last Thursday, June 14th, the Museo del Prado confirmed through social networks (a live story on Instagram) that in the next few days will change the artwork label of the Elisabeth of Valois holding a portrait of Philip II to erase the attributed to that precedes the name of its author Sofonisba Anguissola. "There is… Continue reading ArtNews: Recognition of a new Anguissola

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Art, Art History, Artists, Painters

To bed by Elin Danielson-Gambogi

Elin Danielson-Gambogi was a Finnish painter best known for realist paintings. Although some of her works are impressionists, she painted in both styles indiscriminately throughout her artistic life. She was part of the “painters sisters’ generation”, which was the first generation of Finnish women artists who received professional art education. In 1883 she went to… Continue reading To bed by Elin Danielson-Gambogi

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On this day was born… Ninette de Valois

Dame Ninette de Valois was a ballerina, choreographer, teacher and director and founder of what is now called the Royal Ballet, one of the foremost ballet companies of 20th century and still one of leading ballet companies in the world. She was born in Ireland in 1898. Before any English ballet companies existed, she danced… Continue reading On this day was born… Ninette de Valois

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The Proposition by Judith Leyster

The Proposition or Man Offering Money to a Young Woman is a genre painting by Dutch artist Judith Leyster. This painting is in the Mauritshuis in The Hague. It is an early work of the artists, she was only 22 years old when painted it. It depicts a young woman sewing work by candlelight and a… Continue reading The Proposition by Judith Leyster