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Blood water paint

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Her mother died when she was twelve, and suddenly Artemisia Gentileschi had a stark choice- a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father's paint. She chose paint. By the time she was seventeen, Artemisia did more than grind pigment. She was one of Rome's most talented painters, even if no one knew her name. But Rome in 1610 was a city where men took what they wanted from women, and in the aftermath of rape Artemisia faced another terrible choice- a life of silence or a life of truth, no matter the cost. He will not consume my every thought. I am a painter. I will paint. Joy McCullough's bold novel in verse is a portrait of an artist as a young woman, filled with the soaring highs of creative inspiration and the devastating setbacks of a system built to break her. McCullough weaves Artemisia's heartbreaking story with the stories of the ancient heroines, Susanna and Judith, who become not only the subjects of two of Artemisia's most famous paintings but sources of strength as she battles to paint a woman's timeless truth in the face of unspeakable and all-too-familiar violence. I will show you what a woman can do.
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display_description Rome, 1605: After her mother's death, Artemisia Gentileschi had a stark choice: a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father's paint. She chose paint. Artemisia became one of Rome's most talented painters-- and her father took all the credit. Five years later, in the aftermath of a rape, Artemisia faced another terrible choice: a life of silence or a life of truth, no matter the cost. Through the ensuing trial and torture, she is buoyed by her mother's stories of strong women of the Bible.
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subject_facet Artists -- Fiction, European fiction -- Renaissance, 1450-1600, Gentileschi, Artemisia, -- 1593-1652 or 1653 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Italy -- History -- 1559-1789 -- Fiction, Novels in verse, Rape -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Trials (Rape) -- Fiction
title_display Blood water paint
title_full Blood Water Paint, Blood water paint / by Joy McCullough
title_short Blood water paint
topic_facet Artists, European fiction, Gentileschi, Artemisia, Historical Fiction, History, Novels in verse, Rape, Sex role, Trials (Rape), Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature