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Gentileschi – ANALYZED PAINTING

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Hey everyone, how’s the designing going?? Today we are taking a look at one of the very few female painters from the 1600’s. Artemisia Gentileschi (Don’t worry, I thought this was a Caravaggio too!) achieved some great paintings in a time when being a woman painter was not widely accepted. She would usually paint women in strong positions just as this one, “Judith Beheading Holofernes“. Being raped herself and prosecuting the rapist it might’ve gave her an insight on such violent imagery. Let’s take a look at how she created such a well composed design.

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