The Passion of Artemisia

The Passion of Artemisia

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From extraordinary highs - patronage by the Medicis, friendship with Galileo and, most importantly of all, beautiful and outstandingly original paintings - to rape by her father's colleague, torture by the Inquisition, life-long struggles for acceptance by the artistic Establishment, and betrayal by the men she loved, Artemisia was a bold and brilliant woman who lived as she wanted, and paid a high price. Now Susan Vreeland, author of the acclaimed Girl in Hyacinth Blue, brings her story to passionate and vivid life.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 176 x 36mm | 399.17g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747268789
  • 9780747268789

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The story of the first known major female artist, Artemisia Gentileschi, whose story is brought to passionate and vivid life.show more

About Susan Vreeland

Susan Vreeland's bestselling collection of linked stories, Girl in Hyacinth Blue, was sold in thirteen countries and shortlisted for a number of major prizes. The Passion of Artemisia is her first novel.show more

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