Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith and Her Maidservant, c. Oil on canvas, Palazzo Pitti, Florence. Artemisia/Artemesia Gentileshi is one of the few women artist of her time that reviled the Dutch Masters or male artists.
Judith and Her maidservant with the head of Holofernes c. 1614 Artist: Gentileschi Period: Baroque Gentileschi specialized in painted images of women triumphing over men. She was one of the first women artists we study.
desimonewayland: “Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura) ‘The gold chain around her neck – on which hangs a mask symbolising imitation – as well as her wild hair and iridescent.