Arts Everyday Living: Have You Heard of these Women Artists?–Uncovering Female Creativity

Helena Arsene Darmesteter, Study of a Woman before a Mirror, 1896, oil, Jewish Museum of Art, London, UK

Art history is full of women artists who may not be as well known as they deserve.  Among them are British artist Helena Arsene Darmesteter (1854-1923) who recreates the popular theme of mirror reflections above, while Welsh painter and writer Nina Hamnett (1890-1956) is immortalized with the symbols of her creativity below by UK colleague Roger Fry (1866-1934).

 

Roger Fry, Nina Hamnett, 1917, oil, University of Leeds Art Collection, Leeds, UK

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