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Zazzle Art Sale with up to 50% Off – Ends midnight 26 March 2019

Zazzle Art Sale with up to 50% Off – Ends midnight 26 March 2019

There’s up to 50% off all wall art in Miss Terry Woman’s Zazzle store in Australia.
Offer ends midnight 26 March 2019 (Australian time)

At checkout, use the code THREEDAYDEAL. This offer is available in Australia, so please check
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Artist’s Profile: Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1656)

At a time when it was difficult for women artists to be recognised and accepted, Gentileschi had to fight other negative attitudes such as the claim that her first major painting at 17, was accomplished with the aid of her famous father, painter Orazio Gentileschi.

Strong women were a feature of her work, and of the 57 of her paintings, 94% were of this nature.

While there were several other talented female artists before her, she was the first woman to become a member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence.

 

[Source: www.wikipedia.org and https://commons.wikimedia.org/]