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Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory o Pentin, 1638–9, Royal Collection (the pentin mey be a sel-portrait)

Artemisia Gentileschi (Italian pronunciation: [arteˈmizja dʒentiˈleski]; Julie 8, 1593 – c. 1656) wis an Italian Baroque penter, the day conseedert ane o the maist accomplished penters in the generation follaeing that o Caravaggio. In an era when weemen penters war nae easily acceptit bi the airteestic commonty or patrons, she wis the first woman tae acome a member o the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence.[1]

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  1. Gunnell, Barbara (4 July 1993). "The rape of Artemisia". The Independent. Archived frae the oreeginal on 28 December 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014.