Artemisia

Artemisia

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In a re-creation of Baroque Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the Western world's first major women artists, is raped by her father's partner, and refuses to deny the crime, an attitude that ostracizes her from Rome and from her father.

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In a vivid re-creation of Baroque Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the Western world's first major women artists, is raped by her father's partner, Agostino Tassi, and refuses, in the face of family pressure, scandal, and torture to deny the crime, an attitude that ostracizes her from Rome and from her father. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2000, c1998
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780802116727
0802116728
Branch Call Number: F LAP
Characteristics: xvi, 427 p. : color illus., maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Heron, Liz 1947-,

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alinajw
Mar 21, 2010

This historical novel is very engaging, well researched and informative. Highly recommend this book to all who are interested in art.

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