Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Light & Communication—A Woman’s Eyes

Orazio Gentileschi, Portrait of a Young Woman as a Sibyl, 1600-1629, oil on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Italian artist Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) worked during the Mannerist and Baroque periods of art, utilizing light and shadow to dramatize his subjects.

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