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SIRANI, Elisabetta Portrait of Beatrice Cenci wr oil painting


Portrait of Beatrice Cenci wr
Painting ID::  9119
SIRANI, Elisabetta
Portrait of Beatrice Cenci wr
c. 1662 Oil on canvas, 64,5 x 49 cm Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome

   
   
     

SIRANI, Elisabetta St. Jerome eatr oil painting


St. Jerome eatr
Painting ID::  9120
SIRANI, Elisabetta
St. Jerome eatr
Oil on canvas, 102 x 84 cm Private collection

   
   
     

SIRANI, Elisabetta Self portrait oil painting


Self portrait
Painting ID::  81166
SIRANI, Elisabetta
Self portrait
1658(1658) Medium Oil cyf

   
   
     

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     SIRANI, Elisabetta
     Italian Baroque Era Painter, 1638-1665 Italian painter. She was the daughter of Giovanni Andrea Sirani (1610-70), who had been Guido Reni's principal assistant. Encouraged by Carlo Malvasia, her mentor and eventual biographer, she was painting professionally by the age of 17. Her prolific talent, as well as her reputed beauty and modesty, soon brought her European renown. The details of her training are unclear, but as a woman she would not have had access to an academy and (like many other professional women painters prior to the 20th century) she was probably taught by her father. Her sisters Anna Maria (1645-1715) and Barbara (alive in 1678) were also practising artists and Elisabetta herself is known to have had female students. As women, they could not undertake any formal study of the male nude, and Sirani's weakness in depicting male anatomy is sometimes clearly detectable in her work Sirani's drawings employ a highly individual pen-and-wash method, eschewing outline and employing quick, blunt strokes of barely dilute ink to create striking chiaroscuro effects

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