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Podcast Episode 53: Artemisia Gentileschi


Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! In this week's episode, I'm discussing one of my personal favorite artists, Artemisia Gentileschi. She overcame so much and fought to have a successful career during the Baroque period.


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Main Image: Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting

1638–39

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons



Judith and her Maidservant

c. 1623–1625

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

















Self-Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria

c. 1616

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons














Judith Slaying Holofernes

c. 1612-1613

Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons
















 

Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemisia_Gentileschi


https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/artemisia-gentileschi


https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/10/05/a-fuller-picture-of-artemisia-gentileschi


https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/judith-and-her-maidservant-head-holofernes-45746


https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/artemisia-gentileschi-self-portrait-as-saint-catherine-of-alexandria


https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/oct/05/artemisia-gentileshi-painter-beyond-caravaggio


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Slaying_Holofernes_(Artemisia_Gentileschi,_Naples)





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