Tag: Artemisia Gentileschi

Giovanna Garzoni: painter and natural scientist

Ascoli Piceno, 1600 – Roma, 1670 Considered the most prominent miniaturist of the Baroque Era, Giovanna Garzoni distinguishes herself for the production of still lives, parchments painted in a particular style called “a guazzo” and swift impressions in guache that almost seem to come out of another era. Her style alone would make her interesting […]

Artemisia Gentileschi’s Lucretia

Artemisia Gentileschi (July 8, 1593 – c. 1656) is one of the most famous Italian Baroque painters, whose work often outmatches contemporary celebrated geniuses like Caravaggio. A victim of violence herself, and a target of public shame following the trial of her assailant, her works are often mythological of biblical scenes in which women are rebelling […]