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This Woman Should Be One Of History’s Most Famous Painters – Why Don’t More People Know About Her (And Her Horrendous Life Story)?

Jonathan Jones: “It is not simply that [Artemisia Gentileschi] became a highly successful artist in an age when guilds and academies closed their doors to women. She also did what none of the other – rare – Renaissance and baroque women who made it as artists could manage: she communicated a powerful personal vision. Her […]
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Susan Vreeland’s historical novel The Passion of Artemisia, a work of historical fiction, inspired this list of facts about one of the greatest painters of the Baroque era.

A 17th-Century Female Artist You’ve Never Heard Of (No, We Don’t Mean Artemisia)

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Like Artemisia Gentileschi, Josefa de Óbidos (1630–1684) was the daughter of a respected painter. But she developed a successful career in her own right, painting both sacred and secular subjects, in Counter-Reformation-era Portugal...

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Arts : Artdaily

Sotheby?s will offer an extremely rare and powerful work, by the important Italian 17 th century Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi, for sale in Paris on June 26. Her Caravaggesque portrayal of Mary Magdalene In Ecstasy, in excell...

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The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art-America's oldest public art museum-has acquired a rare self-portrait by Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the most recognized and sought-after artists of all time. "Self-Portrait as a...


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