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Artemisia Gentileschi widely regarded as the most important woman artist before the modern period was a major Italian Baroue painter List of IllustrationsPreface Artemisia Gentileschi The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroue Art Appendix A The Letters of Artemisia GentileschiAppendix B Testimony of the Rape Trial of 1612NotesWorks CitedIndex

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Artemisia Gentileschi

Of the seventeenth century and the only female follower of Caravaggio This first full length study of her life and work shows that her This is than a biography it is a tome filled with art critiues essays on the rise of the feminine voice the letters of the artist and the complete rape trial of the young Artemisia Gentileschi it should also be mentioned that with regard to the trial she makes no shrill cries of innocence but lets the transcript speak for itself In addition to this she gives you gorgeous color plates of her work as well as the works of others which pertain to women in art This book is not to be missed for either those interested in women as artists feminism or art lovers in particular those women who are often not heralded from the Italian Renaissance Please note her kind reference to the little known Christine de Pizan This is a tour de force of epic proportions not only in terms of size it is a huge book but in when considering the breadth of knowledge that is arrayed Garrard is a masterful writer for she makes what some would consider banal enlivened by her capable pen BRAVO

Mary D. Garrard ä 5 Read

Powerfully original treatments of mythic heroic female subjects depart radically from traditional interpretations of the same themes I only read about half of this book for research purposes but it is incredibly thorough and interesting while still being rather accessible to people not in academia Would recommend especially to people interesting in women in history and art


10 thoughts on “Artemisia Gentileschi

  1. says:

    List of IllustrationsPreface Artemisia Gentileschi The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroue Art Appendix A The Letters of Art

  2. says:

    A comprehensive generous but never fawning look at the life and oeuvre of one of the Baroue's overlooked greats Don't let the movies and novels fool you Artemisia Gentileschi has not received the scholarly art historical attention of other Caravaggisti even the minor ones Garrard sets out to correct that error with a beautifully balanced and thorough examination of the artist and her work At the same time Garrard doesn't

  3. says:

    The authority on Artemisia Very helpful book for my preparation during college while abroad in Italy when I did a presentation on her work at

  4. says:

    WowSo much to learn in a really well researched workAn almost forgotten painter with a powerful femininefeminist message

  5. says:

    This is than a biography it is a tome filled with art critiues essays on the rise of the feminine voice the letters of the artist and the complete rape trial of the young Artemisia Gentileschi it should also be mentioned that with regard to the trial she makes no shrill cries of innocence but lets the transcript speak for

  6. says:

    A comprehensive generous but never fawning look at the life and oeuvre of one of the Baroue's overlooked greats Don't let the movies and novels fool you Artemisia Gentileschi has not received the scholarly art historical attention of other Caravaggisti even the minor ones Garrard sets out to correct that error with a beautifully balanced and

  7. says:

    I only read about half of this book for research purposes but it is incredibly thorough and interesting while still being rather accessible to people not in academia Would recommend especially to people interesting in wom

  8. says:

    Rich in details and dedication Literally The author dedicated this book to its subject Artemisia Gentileschi artist prima inter pares with admiration gratitude and affection For details and dedication on this exceptional art

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    I chose this book because I recently traveled to Florence and experienced the amazing immersion into Renaissance and Baroue art that city offers This is a difficult read; I almost put it down but after page 200 I was glad I continued with the effort The writing style is initially ponderous academic and the subject matte

  10. says:

    I studied Baroue Art and bought this book to do a critical analysis of Artemisia's artwork The subtitle on the title page of the 1989 edition of Garrard's book is The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroue Ar