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12 February 2020Artemesia Gentileschi

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Artemesia Gentileschi Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliff Wednesday 12 February 2020

 

Artemesia Gentileshi (1593 -1656), the 17thCentury Italian Barogue artist, is now considered  to be one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio. In an era when female painters were not easily accepted find out how she became the first woman member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence.