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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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