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Female artists- short bios

Female artists- short bios

Paula Modersohn-Becker

Paula Modersohn-Becker   Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) is best known as one of first women to paint female nudes.   A German painter and very important early expressionist, She is credited for the introduction of modern painting and used tempera almost… Continue Reading →

Natalia Gontcharova

Born in 1881 in Nagaevo, Russia, Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova, the daughter of Sergei,  an architect.  She moved to Moscow in 1892, and graduated from the Fourth Women’s Gymnasium in 1898.    In 1901 she enrolled in the Moscow Institute of Painting, Sculpture… Continue Reading →

Women artists: Sonfonisba Anguissola

Women were stuck in the chores of domesticity until comparatively recent times.  Becoming anything other than a mother and domestic was nearly unheard of for almost all women.  Therefore I decided to find out more about the ones that overcame… Continue Reading →

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