publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

"Un'artefice cristiano" : Studien zu Lavinia Fontana als Historienmalerin

Schmidt, Sandra;
Open Access German
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614) acquired in her lifetime a great international reputation. She produced a large Œuvre of more than 100 paintings which included private devotional works, large scale altarpieces for churches, portraits of the Bolognese and Roman nobility and mythological subjects. It came into being from c. 1570 until her death in 1614. Her artistic career was influenced by several motives. Lavinia came of age as an artist at the time of political and religious changes. In her early pictures she was still influenced by the art of her father Prospero Fontana (1512-1597) who was one of the best known painters of his time in Bologna and he was an importa...
Subjects
free text keywords: Fontana, Lavinia , Bologna , Historienmalerei, 700, Cinquecento , Spätmanierismus , Gegenreformation, Fontana , Cinquecento , Bologna , counter-reformation
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