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Tina Blau with her Painting Wagon — and huge over-decorated hat (1911-12) — a photograph Spring in the Prater (1879) — a painting (black-and-white reproduction) Friends and readers, I’ve put off writing this short blog on another later 19th into 20th century woman artist/painter long enough. I am not going to find any more material […]

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A 2017 production of Etheredge’s Man of Mode A painting of an unknown young woman in the Berger Collection, Denver Art Museum Friends and readers, I held off writing about the rest of the autumn EC/ASECS conference separate sessions this past fall at the East Central, American 18th century society, a regional group (for a brief account […]

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Dear Friends, It is gratifying to be told that one of your blogs has prompted another blogger to write further on its subjects: the woman in question was part of my two series thus far of women artists: Ellen Epps Gosse. Roger Wotton, Professor Emeritus of Biology at University College London, was moved to write […]

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Eileen Agar (1899-1991), a photo of herself (summer 1935) Remedios Varo (1908-63), The Flutist (1955) Carrington: I painted for myself. I never believed that anyone would exhibit or buy my work Dear friends and readers, At long last I return to my project on women artists (see first series). I had reached the mid- to […]

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Angelica Kauffman, A Turkish Lady Reclining, Gazing at a Miniature (1773) Friends and readers, Further to my coming blogs on women artists and while studying and reading about Angelica Kauffman and Anna Dorothea Therbusch (1721-82), last night I read Linda Nochlin’s famous (oft-referred to) essay, “Why have there been no great women artists?” (reprinted in […]

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Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807), Penelope Taking Down the Bow of Ulysses (1788) Dear friends and readers, Lest you think I’ve given up on my women artists blogs, I write an interim few thoughts on the problems women had making money for their work. (See my last, later 17th century Mary Beale.) I’ve been reading a much […]

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Mickalene Thomas (b. 1971) Fairy Tale (A Brooklyn Museun of Art exhibit — scroll down) Dear friends and readers, Now that I’ve finished the first round of my project, I want to gather the women thus far before returning to perhaps before the early modern period (Renaissance) to begin again. I will stay within the […]

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Woman Knitting (n.d.) Dear friends and readers, For our fifth subject, we have a woman painter about whom little is known. Her portraits are not of upper-class people, she does not reach any lessons, nor attempt to entertain or amuse. Her paintings fall under the rubric of “absorption” so long ago described by Michael Fried […]

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Madame de Genlis, as drawn by her daughter, Caroline Enfin, songez, mon cher Porphire, qu’il n’est qu’un temps de la vie pour ecrire & pour travailler, & que ce temps s’ecoule avec une extreme rapidite [remember there is only one time in life for writing, for working within, and it flows away oh so swiftly, […]

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Mary Wollstonecraft (1758-97) “I don’t believe you realise how much the war has stung our generation. We have had the bottom of things knocked out completely, we have been sent reeling into the chaos and it seems to us that none of your standards are either fixed or necessarily good because in the end they […]

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