Tag Archives: Orazio Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi – who was she? short notes prior to essay…

Artemisia Gentileschi is recognised now as one of the greatest female painters of the Baroque period and has become my personal heroine. Artemesia was born on 8th July 1593 in Rome to Orazio Gentileschi and his wife Prudentia Montone and … Continue reading

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Van Gogh paintings turn up in Italy – 14 years after being stolen

Reading of the online newspapers today uncovered two stories relating to art theft or forgery and this particular one is an art theft I remember reading about back in 2002 when two Van Gogh paintings were stolen from an Amsterdam … Continue reading

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‘Art crime of the century’

A glance through the Daily Mail online today proved surprisingly interesting as what is being called the ‘art crime of the century’ may have happened – and it may involve Orazio Gentileschi i.e. the father of my chosen 2000 word … Continue reading

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