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George Wachter on Artemisia Gentileschi Susanna and the Elders & Portrait of a seated lady


Artemisia Gentileschi was quite possibly one the most important and influential female artists of the 17th century. She is best known today for her paintings featuring strong female protagonists, willing to stand for their own rights. On 27 January, Sotheby’s is thrilled to have two such masterpieces by Artemisia Gentileschi available in the Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I marquee sale. The two wonderful works are Susanna and the Elders and Portrait of a seated lady.

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