webinar > The Artemisia Connection - A Webinar at Casa Buonarroti Museum in Florence

Feb 23, 2021 424

WHEN: March 8, 2021 at 12:30 PM (ET) - WHERE: Zoom Webinar - EVENT LANGUAGE: English

When Michelangelo the Younger commissioned a 5-month pregnant Artemisia Gentileschi to paint the Allegory of Inclination on Casa Buonarroti’s ceiling, the fee was three times that of her male counterparts. Her allegorical depiction represented just one of many 'virtues' painted to commemorate the qualities of ‘the Divine Michelangelo’. And it had Artemisia’s face.

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SOURCE: https://iicwashington.esteri.it/

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