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Artemisia's 'Saint Catherine of Alexandria'

Experience the collection like never before with our new exclusive National Treasures film series. In this episode, we delve into the profound depth and realism of Artemisia Gentileschi's 'Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria'.

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Embark on a captivating journey with artist historian and educator Carlo Corsato as he explores Artemisia Gentileschi's 'Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria.'

We look at the layers of symbolism and personal history embedded within the painting, going deeper into the life and artistry of one of the most remarkable female artists of the Renaissance.

Artemisia's personal history serves as a backdrop to the exploration of her self-portrait. Carlo reveals how Artemisia found agency and success in her career, overcoming societal expectations and gaining recognition as a professional artist.

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Carlo Corsato

Dr Carlo Corsato is one of our Gallery Educators helping us to diversify audiences and engage all with paintings first hand. Trained as a secondary school teacher, Carlo has worked in adult education at Morley College.

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