Female Artists of Art History
A place for feminist art history and female artists to be celebrated. Also, to further educate on the important contributions that many female artists made to the larger art historical canon.
Female Artists of Art History
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Marie Egner, Kupferschale mit weißen und rosa Blumen gefüllt (detail)
By 1940
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blastedheath:

Anna Katrina Zinkeisen (British, 1901-1976), Still Life with Conch Shell and Pink Valerian. Oil on canvas, 24 x 29 cm. (9 x 11 in.)
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klytaemnestra:

A lot of my work has been about the unexpected; kind of wanting to be the heroine and, yet, wanting to kill the heroine at the same time.
klytaemnestra:

A lot of my work has been about the unexpected; kind of wanting to be the heroine and, yet, wanting to kill the heroine at the same time.
klytaemnestra:

A lot of my work has been about the unexpected; kind of wanting to be the heroine and, yet, wanting to kill the heroine at the same time.
klytaemnestra:

A lot of my work has been about the unexpected; kind of wanting to be the heroine and, yet, wanting to kill the heroine at the same time.
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onlyartists:

Maria Cosway
Self-Portrait with Turban

“In truth whenever I think of you, I am hurried off on the wings of imagination into regions where fancy submits all things to our will.”  - Thomas Jefferson to Maria Cosway (Monticello, September 8, 1795)
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jaded-mandarin:

Maria Cosway. The Duchess of Devonshire as Cynthia from Spenser’s ‘The Faerie Queene’.
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Nouvelle Suitte de Cahiers Chinois, Anna Allen, c. 1796-98, etching
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16chakras:

Woman and Cupid by Marie-Victoire Lemoine [French Neoclassical Painter, 1754-1820]
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capturing-the-light:

Iris in a Vase, Marie Bracquemond, 1886
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postcardsandmemories:

Marie Bracquemond (1840–1916)
Sur la terrasse à Sèvres (On the terrace at Sèvres)
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ultradaska:

Yayoi Kusama with her work Compulsion Furniture (1963)