#Lavinia Fontana

Women Artists

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? 50 Years Later

The well-known essay Why have there been no great women artists by Linda Nochlin was originally published in ARTnews in January 1971. It is an essay...

Errika Gerakiti 10 July 2021

Women Artists

The Surprising Career of Lavinia Fontana: Painter of Popes, Nudes, and Noblewomen

There weren’t very many women able to become successful artists in Renaissance Europe. However, there were probably more than most people think,...

Alexandra Kiely 5 March 2021