Orazio Lomi Gentileschi

1563-1639 Italy-Mannerism

 

Brief Biography-Orazio Lomi Gentileschi was born in Pisa in 1563. His half-brother Aurelio Lomi first tutored him, and he became a follower of Caravaggio whom he knew in Rome, painting close to his style. Before going to Paris in 1624, he worked in Genoa and Florence, gaining high esteem. Van Dyck invited him to England where Charles I engaged him as Court Painter. Orazio spent his last years in England and died in London in 1647. His works remain throughout Europe's galleries, and some are in America. His son Francesco who accompanied him to England was also an artist; he painted historical subjects. His daughter Artemisia was one of the first renowned female artists of the renaissance.

 

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david and
goliath

david and goliath

cupid and
psyche

cupid and psyche

david
contemplating

david contemplating the head of goliath


danae

danae

finding
of moses

finding of moses

portrait of a young
woman as a sibyl

portrait of a young woman as a sibyl

landscape with
saint christopher

landscape with saint christopher

madonna and child
in a landscape

madonna and child in a landscape

st mary magdalen
in penitence

saint mary magdalen in penitence

young woman
playing a violin

young woman playing a violin

the stigmatization
of saint francis

the stigmatization of saint francis

lot and his
daughters

lot and his daughters

lot with his
daughters

lot with his daughters

madonna
and child

madonna and child

rest on
the flight

rest on the flight into egypt

saint cecile
with angel

saint cecile with the angel

susanna suprised
by the elders

susanna suprised by the elders

judith and her
maidservant

judith and her maidservant with the head of holofernes

holy family with
the infant saint john

holy family with the infant saint john the baptist

joseph and
potiphar's wife

joseph and potiphar's wife

a
sibyl

a sibyl


annunciation

annunciation

lute
player

lute player


madonna

madonna

madonna
with child

madonna with child

the madonna
and child

the madonna and child

felicity triumphant
over dangers

felicity triumphant over dangers

the vision of saint
francesca romana

the vision of saint francesca romana

sts cecilia, valerianus
and tiburtius

saints cecilia valerianus and tiburtius

saint francis
and the angel

saint francis and the angel

st francis supported
by an angel

saint francis supported by an angel

two women with
a mirror

two women with a mirror