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May 28, Dree rated it liked it Shelves: Despite the fact the life of a female painter in what was pretty much a man’s world was a great subject, suxan book failed to engage me somehow.

La passione di Artemisia

I had to force myself to finish it. I liked this for the most part. Si comincia con il processo ad Agostino, accusato di aver stuprato Artemisia.

I found the book very interesting and well written. I wanted to paint her thoughts, if such a thing were possible — determination and concentration and belief in the absolute necessity of the act.

vrseland I hated how he only brought charges against the rapist because a Artemesia would be harder to marry off since she was “deflowered” I hate that term and b because he wanted a painting back that the rapist a co-painter with him had stolen. Her friendship with Galileo Galilei was remarkable in both ways. La risposta piu’ ovvia e’ che certe scene non sono semplici da scrivere e forse e’ meglio che non sia stata inserita, visto che il resto del romanzo e’ inesorabilmente lento, e tutti gli eventi sono, appunto, eventi.

Artemisia Gentileschi is my favorite painter and this book did not do justice to her story. There are particular friendships such as the one with Galileo that seem relatively inappropriate for the time. When I finished the book and realised that I had just read about what was to become this painting, it felt very satisfying, as the book had come full circle somehow.


She was determined Palmira would be a painter despite her having no interest paasione painting.

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Jan 17, Jeanette rated it it was amazing. What is important is that it moves us, NOT that it moves us along one set path. The painting s the main character, the hops through time. It was a nice look into what might’ve been Artemisia’s life, but I don’t have any idea why this is supposed to be a YA novel, other than maybe it’s not long and isn’t super in depth, but most of the book focuses on things that a current young adult aren’t interested in.

Chevalier’s book seems to be breeland about character study artemisa what makes an artist an artist while Vreeland’s is more about betrayal, so far at least. Maybe this is not surprising in that Vreeland’s book begins with a rape trial and the last book was about a humble maid with artistic talents. Feb 24, Elena T. Knowing this, Vreeland should have realized herself that it is hard to side with Artemisia. The Passion of Artemisia.

The Passion of Artemisia

Powerful and yet entertaining. Everywhere I looked, art! Galileo in conflict and yet completely sure! Trivia About The Passion of Ar I ppassione this book shortly thereafter, and then approximately 15 years went by, and I finally got around to reading it.

She becomes the first woman ever accepted into the prestigious Accademia di Arte del Disegno in Florence. Religion influences the subject matter of Artemisia’s paintings, and I end up feeling just sort of numb. OK, maybe this is what is bothering me. View all 6 comments. She wanted everyone to accept her for what she was, but she didn’t do that. There was a calmness in Chevalier’s book while this book pulses with urgency. Era il e il valore di una donna non era molto.


Mi ha messo tristezza. However, the book focuses a lot on things I’m not interested in, such as marriage and kids and cheating husbands and and forgiveness. And what finally tipped the scale to 3 stars: But even painting didn’t seem a source of joy to Artemisia, just an essential part of her being. Che dire, proprio un bel regalo!

Allora gli aveva tagliato la testa e il paasione seguente l’aveva mostrata ai suoi soldati. View all 16 comments. In many senses, Artemisia was as wooden as Palmira’s Bathsheba. This thought is not mine, but stated in the book. Looking back on what I had read I decided Artemisia was a very interesting person despite what I thought of her along the way. Now at the end, I simply have deep respect for this sussan, artist, mother and Finished: Eyasuu rated it did not like it Aug 14, In italics, vreelanx my pet hate.

So che la mia opinion non sara’ condivisa dai piu’, ma io questo libro non lo consiglierei. Return to Book Page. To me it seems a bit like a message is being given and that vreeoand me uncomfortable.

Era entrata di nascosto nell’accampamento nemico fingendo di voler sedurre il tiranno assiro Oloferne. The Passion of Artemisia 1 2 Aug 30, I enjoyed it while I was reading it, but taken as a whole I’m a little disappointed.

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