My discussion of the red knot came from the Caroline Murphy text (2003) that I mentioned in the fifth footnote, but she must have gotten that information from your previously-published/presented work. In the portrait she sent Ciacon, Fontana is seated at a desk with books, statues and paper in front of her. I appreciate your taking the time to let me know. Dans le premier peint en 1577 nous la retrouvons installée devant un clavecin, les mains s’agitant au-dessus du clavier. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème peintres italiens, femme peintre, mode renaissance. She is regarded as the first female career artist in Western Europe as she relied on commissions for her income. Sofonisba Anguissola, Lavinia Fontana, Artemisia Gentileschi mais aussi Virginia Vezzi, Orsola Maddalena Caccia, Giovanna Garzoni… Nombreuses sont donc les femmes peintres à s’être frayé un chemin au cœur de l’effervescence artistique et culturelle de la Renaissance ! Agreed totally, since an artist who did not meet societal expectations was unlikely to find a market for his/her paintings. Dear Ms. Celalettin, 'Pine Cones' There, she thrived again with the upperclass and formed strong bonds with many noblewomen in her district. 4 King, p. 67. 1 Kemp, Martin, ed. Web. She can’t be helping Lavinia, because in that case the music would stand before the eyes of the player, so what then? Continuing the family business was typical at the time. We do not wish to appropriate his content; merely to see his Quand elle épouse, en 1557, le peintre Gian Paolo Zappi, son talent est déjà reconnu et elle réalise les portraits de notables de Bologne. Do you, by chance, have any ideas? Lavinia Fontana est l'unique enfant de Prospero Fontana et d'Antonia de' Bonardis. (23) Still, historians and critics look to Self Portrait at the Keyboard and Self Portrait in the Studiolo as the primary self portraits of a woman who may have been the most talented professional woman portrait painter in Bologna. (20) Her confidence and use of male statuettes “re-defines the feminine” and confronts taboos. Lavinia Fontana fut la première femme à disposer officiellement d’un atelier. Although I am hopeful that the job market for women in academia is ever-improving (and equalizing), I think many women still feel cautious in how they present themselves in the academic world (in order to keep a competitive edge against men). See Liana De Girolami Cheney, et. Dans le premier peint en 1577 nous la retrouvons installée devant un clavecin, les mains s’agitant au-dessus du clavier. Lavinia Fontana se forme dans l'atelier de son père, où elle rencontre [2]. . Her family relied on her career as a painter, and her husband served as her agent and rai… Lavinia Fontana was an Italian painting who was known as the first female painter to paint female nudes. -Self Portraits-   -Noblewomen-   -Gozzadini Family Portrait-   -Tognina Gonzales-   -Extended Bibliography-    À 25 ans, en 1577, Lavinia Fontana épouse un peintre mineur Gian Paolo Zappi d'Imola, qui arrête sa carrière pour devenir son assistant. Découvrez vos propres épingles sur Pinterest et enregistrez-les. Murphy says, “a love knot has been placed on the keyboard, which could also point to a context of betrothal. Thank you for making the corrections. (7), The musical instrument itself is a symbol both of love and financial status. She was trained by her father Prospero Fontanawho was a teacher at the School of Bologna. Not only is she wearing modest clothing, but she further emphasizes her respectability by stating that she is married. I hope Lavinia was able to continue to express her individuality in spite of societal obligations. She was a skilled portraitist and was often commissioned by weathly members of the Bolognese elite to create portraits to commemorate influential moments in their lives. Follow the links above for analysis and research on specific paintings. Selle eelvaate suurus: 524 × 600 pikslit. Of course, she marks the high status of Lavinia, but what exactly is she doing with musical sheets? Autoportrait (1600), Lavinia Fontana Minerve s'Habillant (1613), Lavinia Fontana Envoyer par e-mail BlogThis! Babette Bohn says that due to this, “it is less common to find 16th century artistic self portraits that explicitly identify their subjects’ artistic vocation.” (2) Palettes, brushes, drawings, and easels rarely appear. Explore. Guest post by Katherine A. McIver, Professor Emerita of Art History, University of Alabama at Birmingham Thinking about the upcoming exhibition at the Prado, Madrid (October 2019) celebrating the Renaissance women artists Sofonisba Anguissola (1532–1625) and Lavinia Fontana (1552–1614) prompted me to revisit the self-portraits painted by these two women. Nonetheless, we can see that Fontana wanted to portray herself in a certain way, especially since she knew that her image was intended for display alongside portraits of other prominent individuals. (15) However, Fontana’s self portrait provides an allusion to artistic labor, with the placement of the easel behind her, a reminder of her artistic background and interests. (17) Ciacon knew of Fontana’s work and requested she send him “a little portrait of yourself… which can then accompany that of Sophonisba which shall thus be seen and looked at and recognized by everyone as it shall be made into a print among those five hundred illustrious men and women which shall be engraved in copper at the expense of his Grace the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria.” (18). Lavinia Fontana (August 24 1552-August 11 1614) was an Italian painter. I’m sure that I could be responsible for any reasonable hosting Nov 26, 2018 - Explore Gordana Kotur's board "lavinia fontana" on Pinterest. Lavinia Fontana (née en 1552 à Bologne, morte en 1614 à Rome) est issue d’une famille bolonaise. Her earliest known work, "Child of the Monkey", was painted in 1575 at the age of 23. This month marks one year since my friend Hasan Niyazi, blogger from Three Pipe Problem, unexpectedly passed away. I also miss the enthusiastic emails, comments, and tweets that he would write. Biography Lavinia Fontana was born in Bologna, the daughter of the painter Prospero Fontana, who was a prominent painter of the School of Bologna at the time and served as her teacher. 18.2 (2004): 239-86. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. Grace Reff She was the first woman artist to paint female nudes, and possibly the first female to … 6. Lavinia Fontana was born in Bologna, the daughter of the painter Prospero Fontana, who was a prominent painter of the School of Bologna at the time and served as her teacher. . 4 Jul. It is not until Lavinia Fontana’s Self Portrait at the Keyboard of 1577 and shortly after, her Self Portrait in the Studiolo from 1579, that the first portrait directly referring to the artist’s vocation, artistic labor, appears. Lavinia Fontana (1552–1614), Self-Portrait at the Clavichord with a Servant, 1577, oil on canvas, 27 x 24 cm, Rome, Accademia di San Luca. Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting, 1630s, Royal Collection. I have written the following e-mail to Hasret Celalettin of Latrobe University in Australia. This site focuses on her portraits. 2012. I have thought about Hasan a lot lately, particularly because I think he would enjoy some of the topics I am exploring with my students. She is one of my favourites! ), musée du château d'Udine, Frioul-Vénétie julienne, vendredi 26 août 2011, Explore Renaud Camus' photos on Flickr. (3). Discover (and save!) Lavinia Fontana se forme dans l'atelier de son père, où elle rencontre les artistes et les mécènes de la ville [2]. I’ve never considered the role of the servant very much, beyond how she functions as a symbol of status. Hello Monica, Ciacon was a Spanish Dominican theologian and scholar who lived in Rome. 7 King, 73. Note … Biographie. Your footnote no. Protégée des papes Jules III, puis Grégoire XIII, la famille Fontana possède l’un des ateliers les plus en vue de Bologne. wide circle of his admirers. Did she welcome the idea of marrying into a high status family or did she find them pompous bores? 5 Jul. your own Pins on Pinterest I too, am very keen for his blog to be back online for educational purposes and for those who just wish to admire his work. Fontana's innovative Self-Portrait Making Music with a Maid-servant differs considerably from the image projected by her old-er counterpart, Sofonisba … Fontana looks confident and comfortable in her environment, even though this is the only self-portrait from the sixteenth century in which a female is seem studying the antique nude. If you are interested in seeing information about the remaining three self-portraits which are not discussed in this post, see article by Bohn. An email notification will be sent whenever a new post appears on this site. (21). 24 août 2018 - Cette épingle a été découverte par Sasamoto. Née à Bologne en 1552, Lavinia Fontana étudie la peinture maniériste auprès de son père, Prospero Fontana (1512 env.-1597), représentant mineur de l'école bolognaise. Lavinia Fontana, Autoportrait (1588) Une autre artiste (re)connue s’adonne aux autoportraits délégués : Lavinia Fontana. A la différence de sa consoeur ainée, spécialisée dans les portraits, elle exécutait des grandes commandes publiques aux sujets mythologiques et … ), musée du château d'Udine, Frioul-Vénétie julienne, vendredi 26 août 2011, Explore Renaud Camus' photos on Flickr. 19.1 (1998): 3-8. I certainly feel that way. She continued on to create devotional pieces in larger scale and was successful until her death in 1614 at the age of 62. Lavinia Fontana, autoportrait; ca. Renaud Camus has uploaded 25646 photos to Flickr. (16) He owned what he called a museo, which in essence, was a gallery of five hundred illustrious women and men of the time. Fontana presents herself as a confident and fairly attractive woman. Fontana visually manifests this care by not only stressing her virginity, but by appearing in modest red dress that suggests marriage (red was the traditional color for wedding dresses in Bologna).5, Lavinia Fontana, “Self Portrait In a Tondo,” 1579. Although I appreciate your writing on Lavinia Fontana. I wrote about this painting on a guest post at Three Pipe Problem a few years ago, and I regularly use this self-portrait when I discuss Renaissance art with my students. Son père est peintre de la contre-réforme très en vogue auprès des papes.