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Gender in the Italian Renaissance
This paper discusses Italian women artists in the Renaissance.
# 126977 | 1,750 words | 16 sources | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer examines Italian female painters in the Renaissance, focusing on Artemisia Gentileschi and the issue of gender.

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"Claudio Strinati makes the case that during the Italian Renaissance painting by women was a form of affectionate collaboration with father or husband. Over the course of the sixteenth century just as Italian women from noble and affluent mercantile families were beginning to assume important social roles so were Italian women artists engaged increasingly in the work of painting and for later historiographers women painters from this era significantly often assumed an almost symbolic role as 'heroines' who break into the closed ..."

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