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The passion of ArtemisiaThe passion of Artemisia / Susan Vreeland (2002 historical fiction, F Vreeland)
A sweeping novel, set against the beautiful backdrops of Rome, Florence, and Genoa, vibrantly recreates the life of Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the most extraordinary female painters in history, whose search for love, forgiveness, and wholeness through her art led to her fame as a painter and her induction into the prestigious Accademia dell’Arte.