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Marie-Denise Villers, Portrait of a Woman After Nature or Madame Soustras, 1802, oil on canvas, Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—A Once “Lost” Painter

  REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS A ONCE “LOST” PAINTER For she had eyes and chose me. William Shakespeare, Othello, Act III French artist Marie-Denise Villiers (1774-1821) was rediscovered only in the 20th century; before then, her works were attributed to other painters such as famous contemporary Jacques-Louis David.  British playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) continues to maintain […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Colleague of Cassatt--Children in Church

Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of a Colleague of Cassatt–Children in Church

Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it.         THROUGH THE EYES OF A COLLEAGUE OF CASSATT CHILDREN IN CHURCH       ___________________ When people talk, listen completely.  Most people never listen.* Ernest Hemingway Ohio born Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938) was a contemporary of Mary Cassatt and like her fellow American […]

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Judith Leyster

Arts Everyday Living: Rediscovering Women Artists—Judith Leyster & the Boy with a Flute

Click on the painting to enlarge or enhance it.       REDISCOVERING WOMEN ARTISTS JUDITH LEYSTER     The Dutch artist Judith Leyster, for example, was extremely successful in her day as a portrait and genre specialist.  But her reputation soon faded after her death, until 1893, when the Dutch art historian C. Hofstede de Groot […]

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