Passion of Artemesia (Om)
By (author) Susan Vreeland
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Passion of Artemesia (Om) by Susan Vreeland
Book DescriptionRecently rediscovered by art historians, and one of the few female post-Renaissance painters to achieve fame during her own era, Artemisia Gentileschi led a remarkably "modern" life. Susan Vreeland tells Artemisia's captivating story, beginning with her public humiliation in a rape trial at the age of eighteen, and continuing through her father's betrayal, her marriage of convenience, motherhood, and growing fame as an artist. Set against the glorious backdrops of Rome, Florence, Genoa, and Naples, inhabited by historical characters such as Galileo and Cosimo de' Medici II, and filled with rich details about life as a seventeenth-century painter, Vreeland creates an inspiring story about one woman's lifelong struggle to reconcile career and family, passion and genius.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780142001820
(189mm x 113mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Susan Vreeland
Lista de Lisette, Paperback / softback (August 2015)
From Susan Vreeland, bestselling author of such acclaimed novels asGirl in Hyacinth Blue, Luncheon of the Boating Party,andClara and Mr. Tiffany,comes a richly imagined story of a womans awakening in the south of Vichy Franceto the power of art, to the beauty of provincial life, and to love in the midst of war.
Lisette's List, Paperback (June 2015)
"A young Parisian woman is exiled to Provence to take care of her husband's ailing grandfather during the Vichy regime, but discovers that despite the horrors of war, the paintings of Cezanne, Pisarro, Chagall, and Picasso bring to life the landscape around her and allow her once again to experience love"--
Clara and Mr. Tiffany, Paperback (April 2012)
The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "The Girl in Hyacinth Blue" creates a dynamic portrait of Clara Driscoll: lead designer for Louis Comfort Tiffany (famous for Tiffany lamps) and a woman conflicted between her desires for artistic recognition and romantic love.
Luncheon of the Boating Party, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Susan Vreeland
A bestselling author returns with a vivid exploration of one of the most beloved paintings in history: Renoirs "Luncheon of the Boating Party."
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