1989. Item #A5235
Garrard, Mary D. Artemisia Gentileschi: The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art. Princeton University Press 1989. 2nd ptg. 607p, over 330 ills. + 24 color pls. Very good hardcover (page bottoms slightly rippled, from binding?) in d.j. ** Major monograph on "the most important woman artist before the modern period." Its scope is broadly interdisciplinary, "drawing on classical mythology, theology, literature, drama, art theory, and psychology." Includes the first English translation of her letters.