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Artemisia Gentileschi

female / Italian
Qualifications
painter
Nationality/school
Italian
Born
Rome 1593-07-08
Deceased
Naples 1654-08
after February 1654, when she signed the last known contract for a painting (Strinati/Zuccari/Bagnoni 2010, vol. 2, p. 419, note 1); after 12 August 1654, when she is recorded as making a text payment (Treves et al. 2020); died in Napels in 1652 (Agnati 2021)
Family relationships
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daugher of Orazio Gentileschi, sister of Francesco, Giulio and Marco Gentileschi. on 29 November 1612 she married the Florentine painter Pierantonio Stiattesi (also Schiattesi, no works known); mother of Prudenzia Gentileschi (born 1 August 1617 Florence), who also painted
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Rome 1608 - 1612
    first signed work is from 1610 (Strinati/Zuccari/Bagnoni 2010)
  • Florence 1613 - 1620
    1612 or 1613 (Treves et al. 2020); started using the name Lomi of her grandmother
  • Rome 1620 - 1626
  • Genua 1621
  • Venetië 1626 - 1630
  • Napels 1630 - 1636
    In 1631 Joachim von Sandrart visited her Neapolitan studio on the recommendation of her father and saw there the picture of David with the head of Goliath, which is likely the one that was in the Giustiniani Collection in Rome from 1638 onwards (Saur 2006).
  • Londen (Engeland) 1638 - 1640
  • Napels 1640 - 1654
    died in Napels after 12 August 1654
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Subjects
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Christian religious scene, history (as a genre), mythology, portrait
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Caravaggisti
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2021-11-22

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