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Sophonisba Anguissola

Mar 8, 2019

Sofonisba Anguissola, Portrait of Marquess Massimiliano Stampa, 1557. Bequest of Henry Walters.

Walters Art Museum Executive Director Julia Marciari-Alexander discusses the work of women artists in Europe prior to the 1900s, and spotlights the work of Italian painter Sophonisba Anguissola, whose portrait of a young nobleman has hung in the Walters since its opening in 1934. Listeners are invited to view Sophonisba’s exquisite painting at The Walters Art Museum, where admission is always free.