Artemisia Gentileschi was the first woman to get into an art academy.
And the first woman to win a trial for a rape.
In both paintings (Susanna and the old men, Judith and Holofernes) we can see the portrait of her rapist and the self-portrait of her.

And, if that were not enough, the paintings have been made when she was seventeen.

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    I went to read up more about her and OMG she’s amazing
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