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Video: Artemisia Gentileschi in 60 seconds

Published 8 March 2018

Tim Marlow gives a quick introduction to Artemisia Gentileschi, one of very few women who carved out a career in the 17th-century art world.

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    Artemisia Gentileschi in 60 seconds

    Our Artistic Director introduces the Italian Baroque painter and follower of Caravaggio whose work caught the eye of King Charles I and Queen Henrietta Maria.

    • Sir Anthony van Dyck, Charles I and Henrietta Maria with their two eldest children, Prince Charles and Princess Mary (detail)

      See Artemisia Gentileschi's painting in our Charles I exhibition

      Gentileschi’s self-portrait was one among many masterpieces amassed by the monarch. See them reunited for the first time in over 350 years.

      Exhibition organised in partnership with Royal Collection Trust.