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Violence & virtue : Artemisia Gentileschi's Judith slaying Holofernes

Author: Eve Straussman-Pflanzer; Art Institute of Chicago.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The Art Institute of Chicago, 2013. ©2013
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"Violence and Virtue examines a single, uniquely powerful painting: Judith Slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi. A quintessential example of early Baroque painting, this work has, more than any other picture in her oeuvre, come to define Gentileschi as an early modern woman and a superb Baroque painter. Eve Straussman-Pflanzer explores the circumstances surrounding the painting's creation and the meanings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Art Exhibitions
Named Person: Artemisia Gentileschi; Artemisia Gentileschi; Judith, (Biblical figure); Artemisia Gentileschi; Artemisia Gentileschi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Straussman-Pflanzer; Art Institute of Chicago.
ISBN: 9780300186796 0300186797
OCLC Number: 865452248
Notes: "Violence and Virtue: Artemisia Gentileschi's "Judith Slaying Holofernes" was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title organized by and presented at the Art Institute of Chicago from October 15, 2013, to January 6, 2014."
Description: 40 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Violence and virtue
Responsibility: Eve Straussman-Pflanzer.

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Examines a single powerful painting: Judith Slaying Holofernes. This title explores the circumstances surrounding the painting's creation and the meanings conveyed by the image itself.  Read more...

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