A “David and Goliath” Painting Gets Re-Attributed to Artemisia Gentileschi

Baroque master Artemisia Gentileschi’s long-hidden signature was recently found on a 17th-century David and Goliath painting. The work was formerly attributed to a less-impressive male painter. Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-c. 1654) is one of the few historical female artists to gain widespread recognition. She is famous for being a rape survivor who successfully brought her attacker … Continue reading A “David and Goliath” Painting Gets Re-Attributed to Artemisia Gentileschi