Would you like to know more about Artemisia Gentilesch, one of the leading painters of her time? Visit the Artemisia Gentilesch exhibition in Palazzo Braschi before May 5th in 2017.
It will be worth checking out this exhibition, not just because of the exhibition, but because of its location. Palazzo Braschi is a beautiful palace from the 19th century, located very close to Piazza Navone.
If you know little about Artemisia Gentilesch then it will be useful for you to know that she was born in the end of the 16th century, and thus lived most of her life in the 17th century. She lived in a mixture of Florence, Rome and Naples. Once you visit this exhibition you will get to know more about the life of Artemisia, and you will also see how she was influenced by others and how she influenced others.
There has been lots of preparations for this exhibition and some of the paintings on display has been gathered together from famous institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Capodimonte Museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum of Hartford Connecticut, the Galleria Palatina of Palazzo Pitti in Florence and the Národní galerie in Prague.
In addition to the works of Artemisia Gentilesch painters such as Cristofano Allori, Simon Vouet, Giovanni Baglione, Antiveduto Grammatica and Giuseppe Ribera are also featured in this exhibition.
An Artemisia Gentilesch exhibition in Palazzo Braschi
From November 30th, 2016 – May 7th, 2017
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