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Artemisia Gentileschi's David and Goliath (c. 1630-49), after treatment by Simon Gillespie Studio.

This 'David and Goliath' has been confirmed as work of female Counter-Reformation artist

Mar 4, 2020

For years, the dramatic paintings of Artemisia Gentileschi, a Catholic artist of the Counter-Reformation, were misattributed to male artists –... Read more

Artemisia Gentileschi's Judith Beheading Holofernes (1614-20)

Meet the woman who helped revive Catholic art after the Reformation

Dec 18, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Baroque Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi is hailed as a ‘feminist icon’ based on her portrayal of the female ‘hero,’ who... Read more