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Lavinia Fontana

[Italian Mannerist Painter, 1552-1614]

• Relationships: Daughter of Prospero Fontana.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteKress Foundation Collection
(Look for the "Image" links for super high resolution scans)
Christ with the Symbols of the Passion, 1576

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Portrait of a Prelate

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Holy Family with Saints Margaret and Francis, 1578

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Portrait of a Lady as Astronomy (Portrait of a Venetian Lady)

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France (in French)  
Vénus et Cupidon

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio, France (in French)  

Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna (in Italian)  
4 works online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Villa del Principe, Palazzo di Andrea Doria, Genoa, Italy
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Virtual Uffizi
Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalen

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteLavinia Fontana at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteLavinia Fontana in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Aiwaz Panopticon

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  


New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Lavinia Fontana  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

La Tribune de l'Art (in French)  

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