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Fontana, Portrait of a Woman

Lavinia Fontana: Renaissance Artist

December 5, 2019
Earlier this year, the SCMA acquired two small portraits by the Italian Renaissance artist, Lavinia Fontana (1552–1614). These paintings are an important addition to the collection as the earliest…
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