n De Arte - Letting in the light : Artemisia Gentileschi and the camera obscura : research
|Article Title||Letting in the light : Artemisia Gentileschi and the camera obscura : research|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Apr 2005|
|Pages||35 - 45|
Seventeenth-century Italian woman painter Artemisia Gentileschi has become de rigueur study for undergraduate art history students pursuing courses concerned with women's painting before the twentieth century. As journalist and scholar, Ann Landi (2002, 110) points out, Artemisia has been 'the darling of feminist art historians for the past quarter of a century, the subject of at least three novels, and the heroine of an R-rated French movie'.
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