Women Artists: An Illustrated History

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Abbeville Press, 1987 - Art - 224 pages
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Strikingly beautiful and a pleasure to read, Women Artists surveys female painters and sculptors from the Renaissance to the present, illuminating both the obstacles the artists encountered and the contributions they made. 179 illustrations, 132 in full color.

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This was delightful to read and to look at. Some of the art is full-page, full color, and really helped me to appreciate how women have always been doing the same thing as men, even in artistic movements we don't associate women with. Read full review

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Lovely illustrations. Read full review

Contents

THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
21
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
53
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
73
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About the author (1987)

Nancy G. Heller is Professor of Art History at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. The author of "Women Artists: An Illustrated History" and "Women Artists: Works from the National Museum of Women in the Arts," Heller has received awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institution.

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