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World Record for Artemisia Gentileschi

Result EUR2,360,600
Published on , by Anne Doridou-Heim
Auction on 19 December 2017 - 14:00 (CET) - Salle 9 - Hôtel Drouot - 75009
Much has already been written about the dramatic lives of both Catherine of Alexandria and the artist, and it is easy to draw comparisons between the two: the former tortured, the latter raped. Was it for this reason that Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652) often chose her as a subject for her paintings, giving Catherine...
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652), "Saint Catherine of Alexandria", oil on canvas,... World Record for Artemisia Gentileschi
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652), "Saint Catherine of Alexandria", oil on canvas, 71 x 71 cm.
Result: €2,360,600
Much has already been written about the dramatic lives of both Catherine of Alexandria and the artist, and it is easy to draw comparisons between the…
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