Artemisia Gentileschi - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Artemisia Gentileschi

Style: Baroque

Place: Rome

Born: 1593

Death: 1652

Nationality: Italy


Artemisia Gentileschi (July 8, 1593–c.1656) was an Italian Baroque painter, today considered one of the most accomplished painters in the generation after Caravaggio. In an era when female 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 ...