Lavinia Fontana – An Artist From the Mannerist School of Art

Italian Mannerist painter Lavinia Fontana was born in 1552 in Bologna. Her father Prospero Fontana (1512-97) was a fresco artist of the School of Bologna, who even trained her initially on the youthful Mannerism. Later, Lavinia progressed towards Carracciesque style, which deal with quasi-Venetian coloring. Italian Renaissance artist Sofonisba Anguissola (1532-1625) highly influenced her work.…

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Candle Chandeliers

Dining rooms lights have been bright and cheery, inviting people to come to share a meal. There is a trend away from bright glaring lights to a softer, relaxing and intimate glow. The choice of lighting is important for the creation or enhancement of the intimate of the dining room. Consider candle chandeliers to provide…

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The Muscle Building Techniques

Muscle building technique is very important to anyone wanting to gain muscle and there are some basic muscle building techniques that should be adopted very strictly by every bodybuilder. These are discussed as follows: Basic Techniques Firstly doing opposing muscle workouts, eg do biceps and triceps, chest and back etc. The reason for muscle building…

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Selecting the Best Home Elevator

There are many dealers who offer a comprehensive range of accessibility solutions, meant for facilitating easy movement of the aged and disabled to various floors in a multi-storied residential building. Each and every unit has its own advantages and drawbacks. Selecting the best home elevator is a rather difficult job, with so many dealers providing…

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Best Types of Charnwood Stoves

Charnwood stoves are a great way to keep your home warm while still maintaining the aesthetics and outlook of your home. They are not only contemporary stoves that suit the overall décor of any house but also easy to use and offer a wide option for fuel utilization. Equally there is a wide variety of…

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Custom Car Paint Jobs

Custom car paint jobs are probably the ultimate goal for lovers of classic cars. Having a unique paint scheme that is different from the standard factory finish is unduly the reason car enthusiasts embark on the ultimate transformation. In many cases the idea for a custom paint job, starts when the owners or prospective owners…

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Estate Planning Issues for Married Couples

Among the more common estate plans for married couples is what is sometimes referred to as a sweetheart estate plan. Such a plan provides for the entirety of the deceased spouse’s estate to pass to the surviving spouse; on the death of the surviving spouse, whatever remains will pass to the couple’s children or other…

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