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Life stories of women artists, 1550-1800 : an anthology /

Main Author: Dabbs, Julia Kathleen.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. I. Reader's guide to the anthology: purpose and scope ; II. Interpreting the life stories of early modern women artists
  • I. The forerunners: life stories of ancient and medieval women artists. Pliny the Elder's Natural history (First century A.D.): Excerpt on women painters ; Giovanni Boccaccio's Delle donne illustri (1545; Translation of De mulieribus claris, c. 1361), and the Life stories of Thamyris, Irene, and Marcia ; Christine de Pizan, Le Livre de la Cité des Dames (1405): "Thamyris, Irene, and Marcia the Roman"
  • II. The life stories of early modern women artists (1550-1800). Giorgio Vasari, Le vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori et architettori italiani (1568). Properzia De' Rossi (c. 1490-1530), sculptor, Italy, Sister Plautilla Nelli (1524-88), painter, Italy ; Dionigi Atanagi, Rime e versi latini di diversi, in morte d'Irene di Spilimbergo (1561). Irene di Spilimbergo (1538-59), painter, Italy ; Giulio Mancini, Considerazioni sulla pittura (written c. 1614-30). Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614), painter, Italy ; Carlo Ridolfi, Le maraviglie dell' arte (1648). Marietta Robusti (c. 1555-90), painter, Italy ; Giovanni Battista Passeri, Le vite de' pittori, scultori ed architetti che hanno lavorato in Roma (written c. 1670). Caterina Ginnasi (1590-1660), painter, Italy ; Raffaele Soprani, Le vite de' pittori, scoltori ed architetti genovesi (1674). Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532-1625), painter, Italy ; Carlo Cesare Malvasia, Felsina pittrice: vite de' pittori bolognesi (1678). Elisabetta Sirani (1638-65), painter, Italy ; Filippo Baldinucci, Notizie de' professori del disegno (1681-1728). St. Caterina Vigri (c. 1413-63), painter, Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-c. 1652), painter, Italy ; Li-chou, colophon to the handscroll Flowers of the Four Seasons (c. 1685). Li Yin (1616-85), painter, China ; Arnold Houbraken, De Groote schouburgh der Nederlantsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1718-21). Maria Van Oosterwijck (1630-93), painter, Holland, Adriana Spilberg (c. 1652- c. 1703), painter, Holland, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), painter, Germany/Holland, Johanna Koerten (1650-1715), painter and silhouette artist, Holland ; Antonio Palomino, El Parnaso español... Vidas de los pintores y estatuarios eminentes españoles (1724). Luisa Roldán (1652-1706), sculptor, Spain ;
  • Jacob Campo Weyerman, De levens-beschryvingen der Nederlandsche konstschilders en schilderessen (1729). Miss Rozee (1632-82), painter and embroiderer, Holland ; Lione Pascoll, Vite de' pittori, scultori ed architetti perugini (1732). Teodora Danti (c.1498-c.1573), painter, Italy ; Damiao de Froes Perym (Joao de San Pedro), Theatro heroino (1736-40). Josefa D'Ayala De Óbidos (1630-84), painter and printmaker, Portugal ; Bernardo de Dominici, Vite de' pittori, scultori ed architetti napoletani (1742-45). Mariangela Criscuolo (c.1548-after 1598), Italy, Sister Luisa Capomazza (c.1600-c.1646), painter, Italy, Diana (Annella) De Rosa (1602-43), painter, Italy, Sister Maria De Dominici (1645-1703), sculptor and painter, Italy, Teresa Del Pò (1649-1713), painter and printmaker, Italy ; Jan van Gool, De nieuwe schouburg der Nederlandsche kunstschilders en schilderessen (1750-51). Rachel Ruysch (1664-1750), painter, Holland ; Margaretha Wulfraet (1678-1760), painter, Holland, Henrietta Wolters (1692-1741), painter, Holland ; George Ballard, Memoirs of several ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writing or skill in the learned languages, arts and sciences (1752). Esther Inglis (1571-1624), calligrapher and miniaturist, England/Scotland ; Francesco Moücke, Serie di ritratti degli eccellenti pittori dipinti di propria mano che esistono nell' Imperial galleria di Firenze (1752-62). Arcangela Paladini (1599-1622), painter and embroiderer, Italy, Giovanna Fratellini, (1666-1731), painter, Italy, Violante Beatrice Siriès (1710-83), painter, Italy ; Johann Caspar Füssli, Geschichte der besten Künstler in der Schweiz nebst ihren Bildnissen (1769-79). Anna Waser (1678-1714), miniaturist, Switzerland ; Antoine-Joseph Dézallier d'Argenville, Abrégé de la vie des plus fameux peintres (1762). Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757), painter, Italy, Elisabeth-Sophie Chéron (1648-1711), painter and printmaker, France ; Horace Walpole, Anecdotes of painting in England (1762-71). Anne Killigrew (1660-85), painter, England, Mary Beale (1633-99), painter, England ; Luigi Crespi, Vite de' pittori bolognesi non descritte nella Felsina Pittrice (1769). Antonia Pinelli (active c.1614-44), painter, Italy, Teresa Muratori (1662-1708), painter, Italy, Lucia Casalini Torelli (1677-1762), painter, Italy, Eleonora Monti (1727-d. after 1769), painter, Italy, Clarice Vasini (18th cent.), sculptor, Italy ; Giambattista Biffi, Memorie per servire alla storia degli artisti cremonesi (written 1770s). Onorata Rodiani (c.1400-52), painter, Italy, Maria Felice Barbo (1700-34), miniaturist, Italy ; Anonymous, London Magazine (1775). Patience Wright (1725-86) sculptor, America/England ; Johann Georg Meusel, Miscellaneen artistischen Inhalts (1783). Anna Dorothea Lisiewska-Therbusch (1721-82), painter, Germany ; Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Lebrun, Précis historique de la vie de la citoyenne Lebrun, peintre (1793). Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755-1842), painter, France
  • Appendix: Index to women artists in early modern biographical sources.