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Female Artists Only :

The End of Anonymity

Lexikon der Künstlerinnen 1700-1900. (Dictionary of Female Artists 1700-1900.) Germany, Austria, Switzerland. Ed. by Jochen Schmidt-Liebich. 2005. XVII, 547 pp. Orig. cloth.

As a novelty for both art-historical and women’s research extensive material has been gathered – partly for the very first time – for the German-speaking area on

about 3100 female artists

– both professional and dilettante –

still active after 1700 and born 1850 the latest resp., reaching from the Baroque over rococo, classicism, romanticism and Biedermeier up to realism, naturalism and late impressionism, in cases art nouveau as well. Beyond the dry biographic data longer sketches also examine their private, social and cultural environment, resulting in

a comprehensive picture of both quantity and quality

of female art creation .

Artists of any profession and even collectors and patronesses have been considered, numerous not yet known or neglected by art history so far. Dilettante artists include noble and common pupils and masters.

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