Here is a selection of the paintings by Sofonisba Anguissola.
Sofonisba Anguissola was the first female artist of the Renaissance to achieve international fame during her lifetime. She had the ability to create life-like, sophisticated portraits that were intellectually engaging and flattering at the define herself, and she then turned this skill toward creating official portraits of the Spanish royal house that advertised their ability to rule.
Read about her – HERE
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