Artemisia

Autore: Anna Banti
Editore: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803262133
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Artemisia Gentileschi, born in 1598, the daughter of an esteemed painter, taught art in Naples and painted the great women of Roman and biblical history. She could neither read nor write, and she was the reviled victim in a public rape trial, rejected by her father, and later abandoned by her husband. Nevertheless, she was one of the first women in modern times to uphold through her work and deeds the right of women to pursue careers compatible with their talents and on an equal footing with men. This edition features a new introduction by the celebrated critic and writer Susan Sontag. ø Anna Banti, the pen name of Lucia Lopresti, was born in Florence in 1895. Trained as an art historian, she turned to novels, stories, and autobiographical prose in the 1930s. Artemisia, her second novel, published in 1947, is the most acclaimed of the sixteen works of fiction she published during her long life, and is considered a classic of twentieth century Italian literature. Her last, harrowingly confessional novel, A Piercing Cry (Un grido lacerante), appeared in 1981. Banti also wrote art criticism and monographs on painters (Lorenzo Lotto, Fra Angelico, Vel¾zquez, Monet), literary criticism and film reviews, and translated novels by Thackery, Colette, Alain Fournier, and Virginia Woolf. She died in Ronchi di Massa (Tuscanny) in 1985.

Artemisia

Autore: Alexandra Lapierre
Editore: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802138576
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In a re-creation of Baroque Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the Western world's first major women artists, is raped by her father's partner, and refuses to deny the crime, an attitude that ostracizes her from Rome and from her father.

Artemisia

Autore: Colin W. Wright
Editore: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203303067
Grandezza: 73,79 MB
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A comprehensive overview of this genus, Artemisia examines all aspects of the herbs uses and applications, its mode of action and clinical importance. Following a comprehensive introduction to the genus, the book discusses the botanical, phytochemical and biological aspects of a number of important species of Artemisis. Considering that the discovery of artemisinin, a highly active antimalarial agent from the Chinese herb A. annua is of considerable importance, this volume devotes several chapters to the traditional uses, cultivation and phytochemistry of this species and to the development of artemisinin-derived antimalarial agents, their mode of action and clinical use.

The Passion Of Artemisia

Autore: Susan Vreeland
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101200278
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Recently rediscovered by art historians, and one of the few female post-Renaissance painters to achieve fame during her own era, Artemisia Gentileschi led a remarkably "modern" life. Susan Vreeland tells Artemisia's captivating story, beginning with her public humiliation in a rape trial at the age of eighteen, and continuing through her father's betrayal, her marriage of convenience, motherhood, and growing fame as an artist. Set against the glorious backdrops of Rome, Florence, Genoa, and Naples, inhabited by historical characters such as Galileo and Cosimo de' Medici II, and filled with rich details about life as a seventeenth-century painter, Vreeland creates an inspiring story about one woman's lifelong struggle to reconcile career and family, passion and genius.

The Artemisia Files

Autore: Mieke Bal
Editore: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226035824
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An early icon of feminist art history, the work of Artemisia Gentileschi has been largely obscured by the sensational details of her life. In this volume the contributors attempt to give a more balanced view & to approach a genuine appreciation of Artemisia's considerable artistic talents.

Orazio And Artemisia Gentileschi

Autore: Keith Christiansen
Editore: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588390063
Grandezza: 33,45 MB
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This beautiful book presents the work of these two painters, exploring the artistic development of each, comparing their achievements and showing how both were influenced by their times and the milieus in which they worked.

Artemisia Gentileschi

Autore: Judith Walker Mann
Editore: Brepols Pub
ISBN:
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Judith W. Mann, Introduction; R. Ward Bissell, Re-thinking Early Artemisia; Patrizia Cavazzini, The Other Women in Agostino Tassi's Life; Judith W. Mann, The Myth of Artemisia as Chameleon: A new Look at the London Allegory of Painting; Riccardo Lattuada and Eduardo Nappi, New Documents and Some Remarks on Artemisia's Production in Naples and elsewhere; Mary D. Garrard, Artemisia's Hand; Elizabeth Cohen, 'What's in a Name?...'; Ann Sutherland Harris, Artemisia and Orazio: Drawing Conclusions; Richard Spear, Money Matters; Alexandra Lapierre, Artemisia: Art, Facts and Fictions. Judith W.Mann is curator of early European art, Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM), St. Louis, Missouri.

A Study Of Sagebrush

Autore: Alan Ackerman Beetle
Editore:
ISBN:
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Plants Of British Columbia

Autore: Hong Qian
Editore: UBC Press
ISBN: 9780774806527
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This book is an up-to-date checklist of the current valid taxonomyfor all vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens in British Columbia,including synonyms, species codes, and other information. A convenient,geographically restricted, comprehensive checklist like this one willaid greatly in avoiding the present confusion concerning the names ofmany species in the ecological and systematic literature, as well as inapplied fields. The book is organized into three sections. Part 1 organizes speciesalphabetically according to taxonomic order by families of vascularplants, bryophytes, and lichens. Within each family, the genera arelisted alphabetically, along with any synonomies (former names) andcommon names. In Part 2 species are organized alphabetically accordingto their scientific names. Part 3 lists common names followed by theirscientific names. Excluded names (names inappropriately applied toplants in B.C.) are given in an appendix. Those familiar with planttaxonomy will find Part 1 particularly helpful when checkingnomenclature; semi-professionals familiar with scientific names willuse Part 2 and then Part 1; those who know only common names will checkPart 3 and then Part 2 and Part 1 to determine families. There is presently considerable confusion about many species namesin B.C. Plant names change for many reasons and new plants invade.Information about plants in B.C. is scattered in several checklists,most of them incomplete or out of date; for some species, such asliverworts, no provincial checklist even exists. This checklisttherefore will be useful to all professionals working with vegetationand for students in agriculture, botany, ecology, forestry and othersciences. Although the focus is on B.C., the book will also be usefuloutside the province, particularly in the northwest American states andin Alberta and the Yukon.

Artemisia Gentileschi And The Authority Of Art

Autore: R. Ward Bissell
Editore: Penn State Press
ISBN: 9780271021201
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One of the most memorable creative personalities of the Baroque age and arguably the most forcefully expressive and influential woman painter in history, the Roman-born Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652/3) has become the central figure in the recovery of the history of art produced by women. Applying a rigorous methodology, this profusely illustrated study with interpretative text and catalogue raisonné embeds Gentileschi's pictorially and emotionally compelling pictures within the actual sociocultural contexts in and for which they were created. The interpretive text analyzes key pictures and primary literary evidence to reveal the sweep of Artemisia's oeuvre, chart her travels, define her standing with artists and patrons of the period, investigate the links between her financial situations and the artistic decisions that she made, and assess the validity of proposals regarding her activity as a still-life painter, her access to professional organizations, her level of literacy, and the nature of her subject matter. Exploring the question of the interrelationships among Gentileschi's gender and experiences as a woman, the state of her psyche, and her art, the text also confronts--and often challenges--the widely embraced feminist interpretation of her pictures. Many of the conclusions in the text are supported by an extensive register of archival documents and by the very core of the study: the first and only catalogue raisonné of Artemisia's autograph works, each of the fifty-seven pictures exhaustively investigated as to basic factual information, condition and color, iconography, history, documentation and dating, existing copies, and bibliography. Catalogues of misattributed and lost paintings complete this comprehensive volume.