Women of Art History
Welcome to Women of Art History

Featured here will be women artists throughout history as well as images of how women have been depicted throughout history.

Works will be presented primarily by a common theme or by artist. Hopefully posting will be consistent.

Current Featured Artist

Artemisia Gentileschi

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Disclaimer: I do not claim any copyright over the images used. They belong to originator/publisher

I do my best to make sure all information is accurate. If an error is found, please let me know.

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Portrait of a Woman Artist (Self Portrait)Artemisia Gentileschi17th centuryGalleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome Italy [x]

Portrait of a Woman Artist (Self Portrait)
Artemisia Gentileschi
17th century
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome Italy [x]

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Portrait of a Lady, Three Quarter Length Seated, Dressed in a Gold Embroidered Elaborate Costume Artemisia Gentileschi17th centuryPrivate collection [x]

Portrait of a Lady, Three Quarter Length Seated, Dressed in a Gold Embroidered Elaborate Costume
Artemisia Gentileschi
17th century
Private collection [x]

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BathshebaArtemisia Gentileschica. 1650sNeues Palais, Potsdam

Bathsheba
Artemisia Gentileschi
ca. 1650s
Neues Palais, Potsdam

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LucretiaArtemisia Gentileschi1642-43Museo di Capodimonte, Naples

Lucretia
Artemisia Gentileschi
1642-43
Museo di Capodimonte, Naples

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St. Catherine of AlexandriaArtemisia Gentileschi1640s Private Collection

St. Catherine of Alexandria
Artemisia Gentileschi
1640s
Private Collection

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Corsica and the SatyrArtemisia Gentileschica.1640sPrivate Collection, Naples [x] 

Corsica and the Satyr
Artemisia Gentileschi
ca.1640s
Private Collection, Naples [x] 

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An Allegory of Peace and the Arts under the English CrownArtemisia Gentileschi, Orazio Gentileschica. 1638-39Central Hall, Queen’s House, Greenwich (now Malborough House, London)
One of the few documented collaborations between father and daughter [x]

An Allegory of Peace and the Arts under the English Crown
Artemisia Gentileschi, Orazio Gentileschi
ca. 1638-39
Central Hall, Queen’s House, Greenwich (now Malborough House, London)

  • One of the few documented collaborations between father and daughter [x]
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Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - ca. 1653)Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting1638-39Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, UK

womenofarthistory:

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - ca. 1653)
Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting
1638-39
Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, UK

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Lot and his Daughters Artemisia Gentileschica. 1637Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio 

Lot and his Daughters
Artemisia Gentileschi
ca. 1637
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio 

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The Martyrdom of St. Januarius in the Amphitheatre at PozzuoliArtemisia Gentileschica. 1636-37Laboratorio di Conservazione di Capodimonte, Naples

The Martyrdom of St. Januarius in the Amphitheatre at Pozzuoli
Artemisia Gentileschi
ca. 1636-37
Laboratorio di Conservazione di Capodimonte, Naples