Artemisia Gentileschi, Sheila Barker, Getty Publications, 2022, FN, HC

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Barker, Sheila. Los Angeles. Getty Publications. 2022.
English, Second Edition, Near Fine, HC, 4to, 10 1/2 " x 8", 144 pp.,
ISBN: 9781606067338

Near Fine quarto, black cloth over board, white title to spine. Covers near-perfect with minor wear to the head and tail. Binding tight, sharp tips, and no markings throughout. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with full color reproductions, many full page. 144 pp., including illustrations and glossary. Near Fine pictorial dust jacket featuring a full-color detail of Lucretia, and vertical white titling to right side, white titling to spine, Back cover includes illustration of artist’s painting, Self Portrait as the Allegory of Painting, and quotes from curators. Interior flaps include white lettering. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve.

Part of the series Illuminating Women Artists: Renaissance and Baroque. Text in English, forward by Marilyn Dunn. Contents include Series Foreword by Marilyn Dunn and references. Much of art history focuses on Artemisia Gentileschi’s life and art is overshadowed by her trauma, here Barker corrects the record with factual accounting of the artist’s life.