Artemisia Gentileschi’s famed self-portrait added to Buckingham Palace Masterpieces exhibition

Artemisia Gentileschi’s famed self-portrait added to Buckingham Palace Masterpieces exhibition

One of the finest surviving self-portraits by Artemisia Gentileschi, the most celebrated female painter of the 17th century, has been added to the exhibition Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace at The Queen’s Gallery, London. Gentileschi’s Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura) joins more than 60 of the most treasured paintings in the Royal Collection, which are on display at The Queen’s Gallery until February 2022. The exhibition brings together spectacular works by artists including Vermeer, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck and Canaletto in a modern gallery setting for the first time, allowing them to be viewed away from the historic interiors of Buckingham Palace where they usually hang. Born in Rome in 1593, Artemisia Gentileschi was the daughter of the Italian Baroque painter Orazio Gentileschi and trained
One of the finest surviving self-portraits by Artemisia Gentileschi, the most celebrated female painter of the 17th century, has been added to the exhibition Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace at The Queen’s Gallery, London. Gentileschi’s Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura) joins more than 60 of the most treasured paintings in the Royal Collection, which are on display at The Queen’s Gallery until February 2022. The exhibition brings together spectacular works by artists including Vermeer, Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck and Canaletto in a modern gallery setting for the first time, allowing them to be viewed away from the historic interiors of Buckingham Palace where they usually hang. Born in Rome in 1593, Artemisia Gentileschi was the daughter of the Italian Baroque painter Orazio Gentileschi and trained