ALEXANDRA LAPIERRE ARTEMISIA PDF

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Gojinn I have enjoyed several books that fictionalize the life of artists, especially women. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lapiegre was too staggered wandering from Lippi to DaVinci to Michaelangelo to Botticelli — nothing, nothing can prepare the mind for seeing these paintings in person, they seem impossible, like miracles — and I had a hard time tearing myself away from them.

The reader was fabulous, using expressiveness and well pronounced Italian to bring the story to life. Alexandra Lapierre provides the reader with comprehensive notes and references to show the reader why she has decided to use certain narrative or placed a particular slant on her perspective of some events. A few of the reviews The prose is beautifully constructed; this is a sensuous and evocative read.

Worth having a look at her paintings which show her rage at the sexual injustice of her experience. Leggendo La passione di Artemisia, romanzo sulla vita della pittrice Artemisia Gentileschi, vagavo ogni tanto sul web alla ricerca di immagini delle sue opere, soprattutto di quelle descritte nel libro che stavo leggendo.

The fascinating story of Artemisia is brought to life by Alexandra LaPierre as she paints a word picture of the many events that shaped the life of this remarkable Baroque artist.

It was hard to tell if this was a novel or a biography. Leggiamo le lettere che scriveva, chiedendo denaro, chiedendo commissioni. The Story of a Battle for Greatness.

May 17, Monica rated it liked it. Mar 02, Michelle Arostegui rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lapierre definitely presents things in a dramatic light, but to her credit, her protagonist was clearly living in a sensational time.

Account Options Sign in. Maybe it turns wonderful after the first hundred pages This is one of my favorites, though artmisia has been several years and my memory of the details is not as sharp as I would like. Jan 18, Sequana rated it it was amazing. This is a must read for art history majors or anyone who enjoys well researched historical fiction. References to this book Constructing a World: Born to the artist Orazio Gentileschi at the beginning of the s, when artists were the celebrities of the day, Artemisia was apprenticed to her father at an early Sep 08, Allegria rated it it was amazing.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Grove Laoierre- Fiction — pages. This fictional rendering of the life of renowned artist Artemisia Gentileschi, daughter of Italian painter Orazio Gentileschi, first published in France inreads more like an exhaustive social Artemisia won the case, but lost the love of her father and of all of Rome.

Artemisia sought revenge through her art, portraying women liberating their fellow citizens from tyrants. To ask other readers questions about Artemisiaplease sign up.

Di una donna con un rapporto difficile col marito impostole dalle convenzioni, di una donna che perde i figli e di alexanrda che pregano con lei, di un padre che fissa le sue tele e vi vede i suoi insegnamenti.

May 08, Laura rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The Gentileschi name was dragged through scandal, alexanvra Artemisia refused, even when tortured, to deny it happened. Artemisia Alexandra Lapierre Limited preview — I give it only 3 stars because I was lacking more infor First and foremost it is important to mention that this is not a romanticised story of a famous person.

View all 15 comments. Artemisia: The Story of a Battle for Greatness — Alexandra Lapierre — Google Books Lapierre brings Artemisia Gentileschi to vivid life as she tells of the emotional struggles of the most fascinating and controversial artist of her time.

Being neither a stra If you are unaware of Artemisia Gentileschi, then I can only say: Born to the artist Orazio Gentileschi at the beginning of the s, when artists were the celebrities of the day, Artemisia was apprenticed to her father at an early age, showing such remarkable talent that he viewed her as the most precious thing in his life.

Raped at age seventeen by an associate of her father she filed a complaint and took the matter to trial a scandalous and unheard of event in when women Art historians have always had an almost romantic attachment to Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the few female post-Renaissance painters to achieve fame during her own lifetime. This book is well worth the effort to sit down and read and I hope that many other readers out there enjoy this book as much as I did.

Lapierre brings the historical Artemisia Gentileschi to vivid life, capturing the sights, sounds, and smells of Baroque Italy as well as the life of this remarkable woman. Leggiamo di una donna tradita, delusa, amareggiata. Related Articles.

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Gojinn I have enjoyed several books that fictionalize the life of artists, especially women. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lapiegre was too staggered wandering from Lippi to DaVinci to Michaelangelo to Botticelli — nothing, nothing can prepare the mind for seeing these paintings in person, they seem impossible, like miracles — and I had a hard time tearing myself away from them. The reader was fabulous, using expressiveness and well pronounced Italian to bring the story to life. Alexandra Lapierre provides the reader with comprehensive notes and references to show the reader why she has decided to use certain narrative or placed a particular slant on her perspective of some events. A few of the reviews The prose is beautifully constructed; this is a sensuous and evocative read. Worth having a look at her paintings which show her rage at the sexual injustice of her experience.

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Though God knows if those eyes really wanted to see. The roof-tops, dark with people, threatened to cave in. Bate-headed in the scorching heat, women and children were crushed together at windows, or on terraces and loggias. The three children and the second wife of the patrician Francesco Cenci had killed him with hammer blows to the head.

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