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The Best Artwork by Artemisia Gentileschi

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A list of Artemisia Gentileschi artwork, including all notable Artemisia Gentileschi paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Artemisia Gentileschi pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Artemisia Gentileschi's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Artemisia Gentileschi and how many major pieces of art Artemisia Gentileschi made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Artemisia Gentileschi artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

Examples of artwork on this list include Judith Beheading Holofernes and Judith and her Maidservant.

Artemisia Gentileschi is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Artemisia Gentileschi. {#nodes}
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    Esther and Ahasuerus is a painting by Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi. It is part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York....  more
    • Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi
    • Subject: Ahasuerus, Esther
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Judith and her Maidservant (1612-1613) is an oil-on-canvas painting by Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi.The theme of the painting is taken from the Biblical story of Judith slaying Holofernes. In the painting, Holofernes's severed head can be seen in the basket carried by the maidservant, while Judith herself is shown resting the sword on her shoulder....  more
    • Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi
    • Subject: Judith Beheading Holofernes
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Judith Beheading Holofernes (1614-1620) is an oil-on-canvas painting, based on a Biblical story, by Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi. It is part of the collection of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence....  more
    • Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi
    • Subject: Holofernes, Judith Beheading Holofernes
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Judith Slaying Holofernes is a painting by the Italian early Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi completed between 1614–20. The work shows an apocrypha scene from the Old Testament Book of Judith which details the delivery of Israel from the Assyrian general Holofernes. In this scene, Judith and her maidservant behead the general after he has fallen asleep drunk. The painting is relentlessly physical, from the wide spurts of blood to the energy of the two women as they try to wield the large dagger. The effort of the women's struggle is most finely represented by the delicate face of the maid, which is grasped by the oversized, muscular fist of Holofernes as he desperately struggles to...  more
    • Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi
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