Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Women by Girolamo Forabosco 1605-1679 including the murder of Holofernes by Judith

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) Lady with a Dog


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Venetian 1659


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Judith with the head of Holofernes


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Woman


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Vanitas


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Venetian Wife


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Story of Joseph & Potiphar's Wife


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Woman Half Length


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Ragazza Allo Specchio


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Lady

Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Lady in a Grey Dress with Fur