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Following Artemisia

Join Ellice Stevens, the actor who plays Artemisia in the stage production of 'It's True, It's True, It's True', as she journeys through Rome, Florence, Naples and London; retracing Artemisia's footsteps, and coming face-to-face with some of her most important works, for the first time.

Watch and read more about Artemisia:

Artemisia's rape trial

At 17, Artemisia was raped by the painter Agostino Tassi. Learn about the trial that followed and hear Artemisia's voice from the original court transcript

Artemisia in London

Artemisia travelled to London by royal invitation of King Charles I. Learn about her time in the city and how it produced one of her most intriguing self portraits

Artemisia in her own words

Self-assured and determined, passionate and sometimes vulnerable, Artemisia’s voice is brought to life through her words and personal letters

Artemisia in ballpoint pen

Gina Siciliano and Letizia Treves in conversation

Artist Gina Siciliano discusses her graphic novel 'I Know What I Am: The Life and Times of Artemisia Gentileschi' with curator of the Gallery’s 'Artemisia' exhibition, Letizia Treves

Five heroines by Artemisia

Artemisia was famed for painting women of strength, passion and vulnerability: meet Susannah, Judith, Cleopatra, Lucretia and Esther

Restoring Artemisia

Learn about the restoration of one of our highlight paintings, by Artemisia Gentileschi
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