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Mary Cassatt Calendars
Mary Cassatt Calendars


Georgia O'Keeffe Calendars
Georgia O'Keeffe Calendars


Frida Kahlo Calendars
Frida Kahlo Calendars






HISTORY OF ART
WOMEN
these books are referenced in the
short biographies
of women artists

Women, Art, and Society
Women, Art,
and Society


Women Artists: An Illustrated History
Women Artists:
An Illustrated History


Women Artists
Women Artists


Seeing Ourselves
Seeing Ourselves
Women Self Portraits




Annotated Mona Lisa: Art history
Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History



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Notable Women Artists ~

Rosa Bonheur
Graciela Rodo Boulanger

Margaret Bourke-White
Marie Bracquemond

Louise Breslau
Jennie Augusta Brownscombe



Rosa Bonheur, The Horse Fair, Art Print
The Horse Fair,
Rosa Bonheur
Art Print

Rosa Bonheur
b. 3-16-1822; Bordeaux, France
d. 5-25-1899; Château de By, Thomery (between the Seine and the forest of Fontainebleau)

Painter and sculptor Rosa Bonheur is best known for her art work depicting animals. The entire family was artistic, in fact, the Bonheur's were used as an example of “Hereditary Genius” by Francis Galton, the cousin of Charles Darwin.

Rosa, who had much trouble in school, attributed her love of drawing animals to her mother who taught her to write by having Rosa select and draw an animal for each letter of the alphabet.

FYI ~ the common practice of the time was to begin artistic training by copying images from drawing books and sketching from plaster models.

Rosa Bonheur quote ~
• “I was forced to recognize that the clothing of my sex was a constant bother. That is why I decided to solicit the authorization to wear men's clothing from the prefect of police. But the suit I wear is my work attire, and nothing else. The epithets of imbeciles have never bothered me....”

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Opus 2, Fine Art Print
Opus 2,
Fine Art Print

Graciela Rodo Boulanger
b. 1935; La Paz, Bolivia

In 1979, UNICEF designated Graciela Rodo Boulanger the official artist for the International Year of the Child poster.

Christianity posters
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Fortune Magazine Photographer Margaret Bourke White Preparing to Take Picture Atop NYC Building, Photographic Print
Fortune Magazine Photographer
Margaret Bourke-White Preparing to Take Picture Atop NYC Building,
Photographic Print

Margaret Bourke-White
b. 6-14-1904; Bronx, NY
d. 8-27-1971

Photographer Margaret Bourke-White and author Erskine Caldwell were married 1939-1942; they collaborated on the photo documentary about the South, You Have Seen Their Faces.

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Margaret Bourke-White Photograph of Mohandas Gandhi
Photograph of Gandhi


On the Terrace at Sevres, 1880, Giclee Print, Marie Bracquemond
Marie Bracquemond
On the Terrace
at Sevres, 1880,
Giclee Print

Marie Bracquemond
b. 12-1-1840; near Quimper, Finistère, France
d. 1-17-1916; Paris

Marie Bracquemond was a French Impressionist painter overshadowed, and pushed into the shadows, by her better known artist husband, Felix.

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At Home, or Intmacy 1885, Print
At Home or
Intimacy, 1885
Art Print

Louise Breslau
b. 12-6-1856; Munich, Germany
d. 5-12-1927; France

Louise Breslau decided to study art when such ambitions were not permitted in her bourgeois class. She eventually went on to become a regular contributor and medal winner at the annual Paris Salon, receiving numerous commissions from wealthy Parisians.

Breslau was friends with Edgar Degas and Anatole France.


The First Thanksgiving, Giclee Print
The First Thanksgiving,
Giclee Print

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe
b. 1850; Honesdale, Pennsylvania
d. 1936; Bayside, NY

Brownscombe was a prolific artist of humble beginnings who has been called “the Norman Rockwell” of her generation. Perhaps her best known work is “The First Thanksgiving” - see this Op-Ed piece from the NY Times for an enlighting viewpoint.

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