Sarah L says:
You've heard of Caravaggio and Rubens, but what of Artemisia Gentileschi? This Baroque ain't no joke and her powerful tale will leave you breathless.
After her mother's death, Artemisia Gentileschi became one of Rome's most talented painters, even if no one knew her name. But Rome in 1610 was a city where men took what they wanted from women, and in the aftermath of rape Artemisia faced another terrible choice: a life of silence or a life of truth, no matter the cost.
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