#451 - from 1 December 2016 to 7 December 2016
Artemisia Gentileschi, Jael and Sisera, 1620, oil on canvas, 86x125 cm, Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest.
ROME – Few women painters in the past have reached the reknown of their male counterparts. Louise Moillon, Clara Peeters (currently presented at the Prado), Rosalba Carriera, Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun are some of them, at different degrees. In reaction to a successful movie and a very adventurous life, Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652) has recently confirmed her position [Read]