Saturday, February 14, 2009


Here are two self-portraits by Sofonisba Anguissola (about 1532 to 1625). In her remarkably long career she both received instruction from Michelangelo and gave advice to Van Dyck. The first self-portrait is from 1556:

The second is from 1610:

1 comment:

Diane Dehler said...

This is a beautiful post; never heard about this artist before. Hope you have been well and surviving the economical political fall out of our times.