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The Passion of Artemisia
by Susan Vreeland

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The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland Overview

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 s 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.

Susan Vreeland

About The Passion of Artemisia Description

Susan Vreeland is an internationally renowned best-selling author and four-time winner of the Theodor Geisel Award for Fiction, the San Diego Book Award’s highest honor. She is known for writing historical fiction on art-related themes, including Girl in Hyacinth Blue, The Passion of Artemisia, Luncheon of the Boating Party, and Clara and Mr. Tiffany. Her books have been translated into 26 languag

Data Book The Passion of Artemisia

Original Title The Passion of Artemisia ISBN 0142001821 (ISBN13: 9780142001820 ) Edition Language English Characters Galileo Galilei, Artemisia Gentileschi, Cosimo II de' Medici Literary Awards San Diego Theodor S. Geisel Award (2003) (34)