Date of Award

Fall 1-5-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Maria H. Loh

Second Advisor

Nebahat Avcioglu

Academic Program Adviser

Maria Antonella Pelizzari


This thesis explores the career of the Cremonese-born Italian Renaissance woman artist Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532-1625) and her training under her teachers Bernardino Campi (c. 1522-1591) and Bernardino Gatti (c. 1495-1576) during the years c. 1546-1549 (Campi) and c. 1549-1552 (Gatti).



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