Friday, April 15, 2016

Artemisia Gentileschi

The recent discovery of a possible  Caravaggio painting in France is bringing more attention to Artemisia Gentileschi "Until Artemisia Gentileschi picked up a paintbrush to show her violence and power (and she would paint five versions in her lifetime, according to art expert Mary Garrard), Judith could never be a champion. It took a woman to paint a woman—and it took a female art historian to resurrect Artemisia Gentileschi." from
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