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Sofonisba Anguissola: ATalent That Tells The Truth

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dc.contributor.author Getz, Sara
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-03T19:33:37Z
dc.date.available 2008-11-03T19:33:37Z
dc.date.issued 2008-11-03T19:33:37Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1951/43949
dc.description Quest 2008 en_US
dc.description.abstract Due to scientific theories about reproduction, women during the sixteenth century were thought of as inferior to men, unable to create, and unequipped to create new and unique artwork (Jacobs, 1999). During the sixteenth century, Sofonisba Anguissola was one of the first women to raise awareness about the falsity of these ideas. Her artistic talents impress male artists such as Giorgio Vasari and Michelangelo (Jacobs, 1999). Even more significantly, she is credited by Vasari for creating work that is “truly lifelike” (Jacobs, 1999). Sofonisba’s talent gives her status among other male artists and gives the women around her hope for gaining an equal status among men en_US
dc.subject Renaissance Art en_US
dc.subject Sofonsiba Anguissola en_US
dc.title Sofonisba Anguissola: ATalent That Tells The Truth en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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