• Mysterious Michaelina

    6 monthes ago - By Women in the Act of Painting

    Michaelina Wautier "Self Portrait with Easel" oil on linen 1649 private collection To be honest I'd never heard of this artist before last night! I was scrolling through some paintings online, when this beautiful image caught my eye:
    Michaelina Wautier, "Saint Agnes and Saint Dorothea" oil on linen 17thC Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp I thought it was a particularly fetching Rubens, and clicked to learn more. To my surprise it was credited to Michaelina Wautiers instead, an artist I had never heard of before. Intrigued, I did some quick research and feel compelled to share what I could...
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