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Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi widely regarded as the most important woman artist before the modern period was a major Italian Baroue painter 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 claim even with this 600 page text to have the last word but exhorts other scholars to take up the task of looking closely at the paintings of this powerful artist and digging deeper still Finally the appendix includes letters and transcripts from the notorious 1612 rape trial in English Invaluable terrible and wonderful Complete Amber Sourcebook before the modern period was a major Italian Baroue painter A comprehensive generous Jadę sobie. Azja. Przewodnik dla podróżujących kobiet 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 Sweet Alien (Reestrian Mates, beautifully Detective Wanda Wolfe balanced and thorough examination of the artist and her work At the same time Garrard doesn t claim even with this 600 page text to have the last word Riverside. Sen w wysokiej rozdzielczości but exhorts other scholars to take up the task of looking closely at the paintings of this powerful artist and digging deeper still Finally the appendix includes letters and transcripts from the notorious 1612 rape trial in English Invaluable terrible and wonderful

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R powerfully original treatments of mythic heroic female subjects depart radically from traditional interpretations of the same theme 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

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Of the seventeenth century and the only female follower of Caravaggio This first full length study of her life and work shows that he 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 claim even with this 600 page text to have the last word but exhorts other scholars to take up the task of looking closely at the paintings of this powerful artist and digging deeper still Finally the appendix includes letters and transcripts from the notorious 1612 rape trial in English Invaluable and wonderful


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 Artemisia GentileschiAppendix B Testimony of the Rape Trial of 1612NotesWorks CitedIndex

  2. says:

    A comprehensive generous but never fawning look at the life and oeuvre of one of the Baroue's overlooked greats D

  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 the Pitti Palace in front of Judith Such an insightful look at her tragic early life and the prolific and respectable career that followed Artemisia is looked upon by art historians as one of the great

  4. says:

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

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    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

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    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

  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 women in history and art

  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 artist and woman pair this tome with a translation of Anna Banti's short novel Artemisia

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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 matter disturbi

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    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 Art Garrard's explores this theme after a historical and biographical account of Artemisia's career Be

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