Artemisia Gentileschi
Italian, 1593-1653
Selected exhibitions
Beyond Caravaggio,
The National Gallery, London
Portrait of the Artist,
Royal Collection Trust
European Old Masters and the Art of New Spain,
Museo Soumaya

A legendary figure and one of the first female artists to pursue a career on the same terms as men, Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi’s work is often overshadowed by the conflicting narratives that surround her, especially her rape by a colleague of her father at the age of 17 and the notorious trial that …

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