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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Artemisia Gentileschi | Fine Arts bLog Site
Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 17th Century artist of the Baroque movement, Artemisia Gentileschi [Italian, 1590-?1642] Link: Artemisia Gentileschi (July 8, 1593–c.1654) was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation after Caravaggio. In an era when women painters were not easily accepted by the artistic community or patrons, she was the first female painter to become a member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence. Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting Birth of St John the Baptist Self-Portrait as a Martyr Saint Judith and her Maidservant