Asked by: Dominico Marchamaloasked in category: General Last Updated: 8th March, 2020
What famous painting did Artemisia Gentileschi paint during the Baroque period?
In this regard, how many paintings did Artemisia Gentileschi make?
Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes, ca. 1598-1599. Photo via Wikimedia Commons. Of the roughly 60 paintings that are attributed to Gentileschi today, around 40 of them foreground female figures—usually pulled from biblical or mythological stories.
Similarly, how does Artemisia painting show self expression? Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (1638-1639), Royal Collection Trust, UK. While Artemisia was in England, she painted a self-portrait of herself as The Allegory of Painting. Artemisia shows herself in a fine gown with a paintbrush in one hand and palette in the other.
Similarly one may ask, in which painting one of her most studied does Artemisia Gentileschi depict the same biblical story as her contemporary Caravaggio?
Beyond Caravaggio will showcase another Gentileschi work, her 1622 painting of Susannah and the Elders. Here, again, she uses a biblical story to dramatise what it was to be a woman in the 17th century.
What is Artemisia Gentileschi famous for?
Artemisia Gentileschi was a Baroque-period painter known for such works as 'Madonna and Child,' 'Susanna and the Elders' and 'Judith Slaying Holofernes. '