Orazio Gentileschi

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  • An Analysis Of It's In The Genes By Orazio Gentileschi

    It’s in the Genes In 17th century Rome, the Baroque style painter Orazio Gentileschi provided his children with the finest art education available. Despite his efforts, only one of his children (Artemisia, his daughter) became an artist. She not only matched her father’s talent, but surpassed his skills, and became the first female member of the Academy of Design in Florence. On the contrary, Artemisia 's brother, Francesco, did not have the innate sense of artistic ability and did not pursue his art career any further. Art is visible everywhere in the world, but the big question remains; Is artistic ability an inborn talent, or can it be learned? Although painting is one of the more famous types of art, it is not limited. Forms of art range…

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  • Artemisia Gentileschi: Baroque Artist

    Artemisia Gentileschi was probably one of the greatest artists of the Baroque period, especially in Italy. She may be one of the first women during this time period to produce great works of art. However, her work is quite often compared to her father Orzaio, and therefore sometimes she is overlooked. As a historian, Mary Garrard is attempting to show that even though she was a victim of rape and was involved in a notorious trial, Artemisia grew as a painter and flourished on her own. Her “works…

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  • Analysis Of The Bust Of Queen Nefertiti

    her could be cassones, chests that were traditionally given as a wedding gift among the nobility during the Renaissance period. A wonderful example of Baroque art is Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith Slaying Holofernes, painted between 1620 and 1621, oil on canvas. The painting is of immense religious significance as it depicts the Biblical hero Judith, a pious young widow from the Jewish city of Bethulia, beheading Holofernes, the general of the Assyrian army that had besieged her city. The…

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  • Artemisia Gentileschi Self-Portrait As The Allegory Analysis

    Beginning with the self-portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting, one can see a voluptuous woman with disheveled hair, hard at work painting a canvas. She holds a pallet in the hand she is not painting with, and she looks away from the viewer, but the viewer is still invited into the actual setting of the painting because of the expert foreshortening Gentileschi has used. The narrative she paints is this: she is proclaiming herself as the embodiment (allegory)…

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  • Views Of Women In The Courtier By Baldassare Castiglione

    and this is very biased because she is a woman, although she doesn 't have much to gain from saying it. Then there was Artemisia Gentileschi who painted Judith beheading Holofernes and in this painting it 's shown that a woman is beheading a man with the help of another woman possibly her maid. It shows the superiority of women because it 's showing that women are strong and that they can take charge and be powerful when they need to be, but this is very biased because, it is speculated that…

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  • Allegory Of Geometry By Laurent De La Hyre Analysis

    Dec. 28, 1656, in Paris”(1). La Hyre is famous painter who is known for painting in the French Baroque style and for painting in the Classicism style. La Hyre’s “paintings reflects the influence of Vouet, Poussin, and Claude.” (2) due to his famous classicism style and sticking to paintings from historic events, but unlike Poussin he painting fantasy and mythological scenes like Rubens. Like Caravaggio, La Hyre did not “received any formal education either in a school or in a university” (3)…

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  • Laurent De La Hyre: Allegory Of Geometry

    sticking to paintings from historic events.Poussin who liked classism and painted using one triangle while La Hyre painted his paintings with two triangles from one point to the other. On the “Allegory of Geometry” both triangles meet at the sphinx head. One is shorter than the other, but the longer one goes left creating little depth while the shorter triangle goes right to create depth to the painting mainly the Egyption art, buildings,and sculptures. Like Caravaggio, La Hyre did not…

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