Search results

Start typing

This exhibition is in the past. View our current exhibitions.

Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura)


RCIN 405551

Artemisia Gentileschi was invited to London in 1638 by Charles I, and probably produced this sophisticated and accomplished self-portrait in England. She holds a brush in one hand and a palette in the other, identifying herself as the female personification of painting.

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.