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Baroque Female Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi

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Baroque Female Artist Artemisia Gentileschi game quiz
"Welcome! This quiz is about the influential seventeenth century artist Artemisia Gentileschi. She was a woman trying to be an artist at a time where she had limited resources to pursue her dream. She is still respected for her artistic contributions."

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1. What was Artemisia's father's name?
    Octavio
    Agostino
    Orazio
    Oderigo


2. What was Artemisia's father's profession?
    Sculptor
    Duke
    Welder
    Painter


3. What artistic 'group' did Artemisia follow?
    Crumhorn
    Caravaggisti
    Confraternities
    Churrigueresque


4. What is Artemisia's first painting entitled?
    Self Portrait as a Lute Player
    Judith Beheading Holofernes
    Susanna and the Elders
    Madonna and Child


5. How old was Artemisia thought to be when she completed her first painting?
    Seventeen
    Eleven
    Thirteen
    Twenty one


6. Was there ever a movie made about Artemisia?
    Yes
    No


7. In her most famous work, 'Judith Beheading Holofernes', how many people appear in the picture?
    Two
    One
    Four
    Three


8. Artemisia wrote the quote, 'You will find the spirit of Caesar in the soul of a woman' where?
    On her tombstone
    On one of her paintings
    In a letter
    In her diary


9. What Greek figure appears on the hilt of the sword pictured in Artemisia's 'Judith and Maidservant'?
    Apollo
    Zeus
    Athena
    Medusa


10. What was the first name of the man that Artemisia and her father took to court?
    Orazio
    Agostino
    Putnam
    John


11. What was the crime against Artemisia that caused her father to call a trial in March of 1612?
    'property destruction' (someone burned her house)
    'Stealing' (someone stole her work)
    'fraud' (someone made fake copies of her work)
    'injury and damage' (rape)


12. During the trial, Artemisia underwent a torturous 'lie detector test' to prove she was telling the truth.
    True
    False


13. Artemisia did not win the trial against Tassi.
    True
    False


14. Artemisia was the first woman to become an official member of what academy?
    Courbet
    Accademia del Giglio
    Accademia del Disegno
    Accademie di Belle Arti


15. What nationality was Artemisia?
    Italian
    English
    French
    German


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Compiled Jun 28 12