Blood Water Paint
novel in verse
In Renaissance Italy, Artemisia Gentileschi endures the subjugation of women that allows her father to take credit for her extraordinary paintings, rape and the ensuing trial, and torture, buoyed by her deceased mother's stories of strong women of the Bible.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Single parent; death of a mother; single father
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2017
Booklist Top 10 Historical Fiction for Youth, 2018 Historical Fiction for Youth
painting; Renaissance Italy; based on a true story; rape; trial; hardships; misogyny; 1600s; talent
McCullough, Joy, "Blood Water Paint" (2018). Diverse Families. 1481.