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Artemisia Gentileschi, The Woman, The Artist – May 13

Date 05.05.2021

In anticipation of International Museum Day (May 18), The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles presents “The Spirit of Caesar in the Soul of a Woman: Artemisia Gentileschi, the Woman, the Artist.” Join Davide Gasparotto, Senior Curator of Paintings at the Getty Museum, in this virtual webinar, to discover the life and career (1593-post 1654) of the most famous woman painter of the Seventeenth Century Italy.

Thursday, May 13 @ 6:00 pm PST

Registration Required

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles has recently acquired a rediscovered painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, “Lucretia,” that will be on view when the Getty Museum reopens to the public in late May.

Watch this short video in which the Getty Senior Curator of Paintings Davide Gasparotto announces the acquisition of “Lucretia.”