Wednesday, August 26, 2015

1500s Woman Artist - Caterina van Hemessen 1528-c1587


Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)   Margaret of Lorraine, Duchess of Alencon



Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587) Self-Portrait

Caterina van Hemessen Was Born about 1528 in Antwerp, Flanders, the daughter of a well-known Mannerist painter, Jan Sanders van Hemessen.

Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)  Portrait of a Woman

She Learned to paint portraits from her father and collaborated with it _him_ Reviews some of His works.  

Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)  Portrait of a Lady

Van Hemessen DECIDED to concentrate her painting is Financially lucrative portaits of wealthy men & amp; women of her day.


Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)  Portrait of a Woman

These paintings are usually small pictures of thoughtful persons contre painted a plain dark background.

Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)  Portrait of a Woman Holding a Dog

Van Hemessen was very successful as a painter; & amp; Queen Mary of Hungary, Regent of the Low Countries, her boss est devenu hand & amp; support.

Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)  Portrait of a Woman

In 1554, Caterina married Christian Morien, the organist of Antwerp Cathedral; and in 2 years, When Queen Mary Resigned her regency to return to Spain, Caterina & amp; Were Invited her husband to join her there.

Caterina van Hemessen (Flemish painter, from 1527 to 1587)   Self-Portrait

They Remained in Spain up to 1558, returned to Antwerp profit partner after the queen died. Queen Mary Showed her appreciation for Their loyalty to her by bequeathing em funds to live the rest of Their Lives in comfort.


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