Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), Artemisia Gentileschi
August 05, 2015

Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), Artemisia Gentileschi

DETAIL: Artemisia Gentileschi (Italian; 1593–1653). Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), 1638. Oil on canvas; 38″ × 29″.The Royal Collection, Cumberland Art Gallery, Presence Chamber, Hampton Court Palace. Public Domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1653) was the most celebrated female painter of her time. Born in Rome to Orazio, a […]