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What would it take to be a famous painter in Baroque Italy spacer
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and a woman?




Good Fortune.

Artemisia Gentileschi had all but one.

Raped,tortured, betrayed, unloved, she still succeeded in heralding a new age for women through her paintings of strong heroines, and in the process learned important lessons about forgiveness, friendship, and love.

New York Times Bestseller, BookSense #1 Pick

"Who would have thought that this novelized life of a Renaissance painter, a woman, would be so packed with spiritual firmness, sexual politics, Inquisition savagery, and inextinguishable talent for portraiture? It's a lovely book."
---C. Michael Curtis, The Atlantic Monthly

Viking/Penguin Readers Guide

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