upbringing was left to her father, who was also a well-known painter. He trained her since she was not permitted to learn in the studios of successful artists of the moment. Orazio introduced his daughter to the working artists of Rome including Caravaggio, whose tenebrism technique and chiaroscuro style had a great influence on her paintings.
Although uncommon at the time, Gentileschi trained in painting and became a sensation in the craft. In addition, Gentileschi painted several artworks for her father and did sell some of her own works. (Cohen, 49). Her style compares to Caravaggio’s dramatic, strong