Painting Women: Victorian Women Artists

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Routledge, 1993 - Art - 275 pages
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Looks at the experience of women painters within the oppressive confines of the Victorian patriarchy. Using biographies, journals and letters Cherry shows how their working lives were shaped by the social order of difference.

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About the author (1993)

Deborah Cherry is Editor of "Art History" and Professor of the History of Art at Central St Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London. Her publications include "The Edwardian Era" (1987), "Treatise on the Sublime" (1990), "Painting Women: Victorian Women Artists" (1993), "Beyond the Frame: Feminism and Visual Culture" (2000), and "Speak English" (2002). She is currently completing "Living with the Dead: Reinventing the Victorians in the Twentieth Century" and working on a study of contemporary installation art.

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