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  • NameElisabetta Sirani
  • Sexfemale
  • Nationality/DatesItalian, born 1638, dead 1665
  • PlacesPlace of birth: Bologna, Italien
    Place of death: Bologna, Italien
BiographyElisabetta Sirani was the daughter of the painter
Giovanni Andrea Sirani, Guido Reni’s principal
assistant. She received her first training from
her father, and at a young age she took over
and ran the family workshop. She was a prolific
painter, famous for her rapid painting technique.
Sirani specialized in small paintings for private
use, commissioned by wealthy noble and royal
patrons, including Grand Duke Cosimo III de’
Medici. Her canvases of mythological subjects
and images of the Holy Family and the Virgin
and Child, and above all her portraits of female
saints and heroines, gained her international
fame.
Work
Lucretia
  • Lucretia

  • Olja på duk
  • Dimensions: (h x b) 98 x 75 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 123 x 99 x 9 cm
  • Copy after: Elisabetta Sirani, Italian, born 1638, dead 1665
    Former attribution: Elisabetta Sirani, Italian, born 1638, dead 1665
  • NM 181
Venus punishing Amor
The Holy Family with Mary sewing, Joseph at the carpenter's bench and the Christ Child sweeping shavings
St Benedict Exorcising a Demon
Head of the Virgin
Ung kvinna i turban, tidigare kallad Beatrice Cenci
Head of the Archangel Gabriel
Ung kvinna i turban [förut kallad Beatrice Cenci]