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Luisa's father was famous Sienese artist Luigi Mussini, born in Berlin on December 19, 1813.
After a historiographical introduction, the first chapter charts the emergence of Sienese female poets as a group (two that we meet here are also central protagonists) through a poetic exchange sparked by the young erudito Alessandro Piccolomini's reflections in verse on his 1540 visit to Petrarch's tomb.
In the last gallery hung an altarpiece attributed to the well-known Sienese painter Duccio di Buoninsegna, a highlight of the room.
Therefore, Florentine and Sienese appear to be appropriate varieties upon which to test hypotheses of phonological processes such as vowel elision (elisione) and raddoppiamento sintattico.
They are now reunited for the first time in this exhibition--a triumph for two visionary museum directors, Ena Heller of the Museum of Biblical Art and Bruce Boucher of University of Virginia Art Museum, who garnered substantial support and collaboration from the Italian and Sienese cultural authorities and the Linde-nau-Museum.
Two elements in the Siena monuments particularly caught my attention: the anthropomorphic depiction of "Justice" in a string of sculptures in the Gaia Fountain, created by Jacopo della Quercia between 1400-1419, and the painted allegories of "good government" and "bad government" by the Sienese painter Abrogio Lorenzetti, which were completed between 1337 and 1339.
Some of the most famous recipes are Cappelletti Romagna Style, Tortellini Italian Style, Macaroni Neapolitan Style, Roman Style Dumplings, Veal in Tuna Sauce, Cacciucco, Stuffed Artichokes, and Sienese "Little Horses.
It is certainly civic, promoted vigorously by Sienese authorities both Catholic and Communist with a localist intensity that lends it a sometimes claustrophobic chauvinism (or campanilismo).
Even today, some Sienese claim to wake up at night hearing the rush of the Diana, the fabulous underground river that would have made them rich 800 years ago.
Her biography was completed in the 1390s by her devoted friend Raymond of Capua, who was now Master General of the Dominicans, and she was canonised in 1461 by Pope Plus II, who was himself Sienese.
The child, as is usual for important figures in Sienese painting, is larger than life-size.
I work in oil on masonite, starting with a monochromatic underpainting on panel, followed by numerous layers of thin glazes, similar to those used by fifteenth century Sienese painters, creating a highly detailed surface.