March 8~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-c.1656)
Italian Baroque painter, and important second-generation follower of Caravaggio
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Artemisia-Gentileschi

Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes / c.1623/1625 / Oil on canvas / 72 7/16”x55 3/4”


Giovanna Garzoni (1600-c.1670)

Considered to be one of the greatest Italian miniaturists of the seventeenth century
http://clara.nmwa.org/index.php?g=entity_detail_print&entity_id=2948

Still Life with Bowl of Citrons / late 1640s / Tempera on vellum / 10 7/8”x14”

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