Description - Artemisia Gentileschi around 1622 by Mary D. Garrard
Mary D. Garrard, author of the acclaimed Artemisia Gentileschi, furthers her study of the seventeenth-century artist in this ground-breaking investigation of two little-known paintings. Taking as case studies the Seville Mary Magdalene and the Burghley House Susanna and the Elders, paintings of circa 1621-22 attributed to Artemisia. Garrard examines the ways that identity, gender, and market pressures interact both in the artist's work and in the criticism and connoisseurship that have surrounded it.
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(254mm x 178mm x 19mm)
University of California Press
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Author Biography - Mary D. Garrard
Mary D. Garrard is Professor of Art at American University. She is the author of Artemisia Gentileschi: The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art (1989) and coeditor, with Norma Broude, of Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany (1982); The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History (1992); and The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, History and Impact (1994).