Thursday, February 21, 2013
1600s Women attributed to Girolamo Forabosco 1605-1679
Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) painted women in allegorical history settings, but most of these women were his contemporaries. They reflect his society. Elaborate hair & elegant costumes plus a mirror. He was active in Padua & Venice, where he was enrolled in the Fraglia dei Pittori between 1634 & 1639 & paid taxes from 1640 to 1644.
Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Lady in a Grey Dress with Fur