Artemisia Gentileschi: The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art

Artemisia Gentileschi: The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art

by Mary D. Garrard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691002851

ISBN-13: 9780691002859

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Artemisia Gentileschi, widely regarded as the most important woman artist before the modern period, was a major Italian Baroque painter of the seventeenth century and the only female follower of Caravaggio. This first full-length study of her life and work shows that her powerfully original treatments of mythic-heroic female subjects depart radically from

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Artemisia Gentileschi, widely regarded as the most important woman artist before the modern period, was a major Italian Baroque painter of the seventeenth century and the only female follower of Caravaggio. This first full-length study of her life and work shows that her powerfully original treatments of mythic-heroic female subjects depart radically from traditional interpretations of the same themes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691002859
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
781,954
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.46(h) x 1.37(d)

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