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Stolen Rembrandts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
"Stolen Rembrandts" was researched from newspaper accounts throughout the 20th century. In one instance a Rembrandt was taken by an individual who was painting inside a museum. On another occasion art was stolen by someone who claimed to be doing research on an art book. Organized crime figures were also interested in stealing Rembrandts because of their high reward and resale prices.
Artemisia Gentileschi: Her Life, Her Genius, Her Due
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
In the 17th century when being an artist was strictly for men; few female artists were accepted. This changed during the 1600’s with one of the most accomplished painters, Artemisia Gentileschi. Honored as the first woman to gain membership into the Florentine Accademia delle arti; her art was overshadowed by violence and a trial that transformed her into an icon of female liberation.