• Levina Teerlinc . Flemish painter of miniatures to the court of the Tudors

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    Levina Teerlinc. Flemish painter of miniatures to the court of the Tudors Elizabeth 1, 1565
    Lavina Teerlinc (1510-1576) was Flemish, a painter who worked for the Tudors from the time of Henry VIII through the reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. She was the oldest daughter of Simon Bening, a famous illuminator of the Ghent-Bruges school. Like all women artists of this period, she was trained by her father and probably worked in his workshop before her marriage. We know the names of other painters of the Tudor court, but Teerlinc, a woman who was famous in her time, had to wait to the 20th...
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