Monday, July 3, 2017

Speedy Survey of Women Artists

Women Old Masters
1550-1650

Sofonisba Anguissola, 1532-1625
  • Italian
  • Court painter to Philipp II of Spain
The Chess Game, 1555
Internet

Lavinia Fontana, 1552-1614
  • Italian
  • Society portraits
Bianca degli Utili Maselli and six of her children, around 1614
Internet

Artemisia Gentileschi, 1593-1654
  • Italian
  • Baroque period
Danaë, 1612
St. Louis / Internet

Judith Leyster, 1609-1660
  • Dutch 
  • Golden Age
    The Last Drop, 1639
    Internet

Louise Moillon, 1610-1696
  • French
  • Still-life
Fruit Basket with Asparagus, 1630
Internet

1700s

Angelica Kaufmann, 174l-1807
  • Swiss-Austrian
  • Successful in England and Italy
Papirius Pratextatus Entreated by His Mother, 1760s
Denver
Jan's photo

Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1744-1818
  • French
  • Still-life
    Attributes of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, 1769
    Louvre
    Jan's photo, 2015

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, 1749-1803
  • French
  • Portraits of French aristocracy
Self-portrait with Two Pupils, 1785
Internet


Élisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, 1755-1842
  • French
  • Portraits of international aristocracy
    Princess Galitzine, 1799
    Internet

Marguerite Gerard, 1761-1837
  • French
  • Domestic scenes
Le Hussard en Famille, c. 1800
Internet

1800s

Emma Stebbins, 1815-1882
  • American
  • Marble sculpture
Commerce, 1860
Hecksher / Jan's photo, 2012

Lilly Martin Spencer, 1822-1902
  • American
  • First commercially successful woman painter
We Both Must Fade, 1869
Internet


Rosa Bonheur, 1822-1899
  • French
  • Animal specialist
    The Horse Fair, 1852-1855
    Metropolitan / Internet

Harriet Hosmer, 1830-1908
  • American
  • First successful woman sculptor
Zenobia, the Queen of Palmyra, c. 1859
St. Louis / Jan's photo, 2010

Marie Bracquemond, 1840-1916
  • French
  • Impressionism
Under the Lamp, 1887
Internet

Berthe Morisot, 1841-1895
  • French
  • Impressionism
Young Woman Seated on a Sofa, c. 1879
Metropolitan / Jan's photo, 2015

Mary Cassatt, 1844-1926
  • American
  • Foremost woman painter of century
Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge, 1879
Philadelphia 

Edmonia Lewis, 1844-1907
  • American
  • First successful African-American sculptor
    The Death of Cleopatra, 1876
    Smithsonian / Jan's photo, 2010

Maria Oakey Dewing, 1845-1927
  • American
  • Floral specialist
Rose Garden, 1901
Crystal Bridges / Jan's photo

Lilla Cabot Perry, 1848-1933
  • American
  • Impressionist
Angela, 1891
High / Internet


Eva Gonzalés, 1849-1883
  • French
  • Impressionist
    A Box at the Italian Theater, 1874
    Orsay / Internet

Cecilia Beaux, 1855-1942
  • American
  • Impressionist
Sita and Sarita, 1893
Internet

Grace Carpenter Hudson, 1865-1937
  • Californian
  • Specialized in Pomo Indians
Baby Bunting, 1894
Grace Hudson Museum / Internet

Early 1900s

Suzanne Valadon, 1865-1938
  • French
  • Post-Impressionist
    The Blue Room, 1923
    Pompidou / Internet

Florine Stettheimer, 1871-1948
  • American
  • Fake-naive style
The Cathedrals of Art, 1942
Metropolitan / Jan's photo

Emily Carr, 1871-1945

  • Canadian
  • Foremost artist in Canada
    Kispiox Village, 1929
    Toronoto / Jan's photo

Anna Hyatt Huntington, 1876-1973
  • American sculptor
  • Heroic equestrian statues
Joan of Arc, 1915
Legion of Honor
Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2010

Paula Modersohn-Becker, 1876-1907
  • German
  • Expressionism
Self-portrait with amber beads, 1906
Internet

Gabriele Münter, 1877-1962
  • German
  • Expressionism
Breakfast of the Birds, 1934
NMWA
Photo by Dan L. Smith

Agnes Pelton, 1881-1961
  • American
  • Transcendental abstraction
Winter, 1933
Crocker / Jan's photo



Natalia Goncharova, 1881-1962
  • Russian
  • Advanced Guard painter and designer

The Cyclist, 1913
Internet

Alexandra Exter, 1882-1949
  • Russian
  • Advanced Guard painter and designer
Theatrical Composition, c. 1925
MoMA / Internet

Marie Laurencin, 1883-1956
  • French
  • Painter and Designer
Portrait of Marcelle Dormoy, 1937
Internet

Sonia Delaunay, 1885-1979
  • French
  • Orphism
Rhythme, date unknown

Georgia O'Keeffe, 1887-1986
  • American
  • Abstract natural forms
Petunias, c. 1925
De Young / Internet

Lyubov Popova, 1889-1924
  • Russian
  • Advanced guard painter and designer
Painterly Architectronic, 1917
Internet

Sophie Taueber-Arp, 1889-1943
  • Swiss
  • Dada abstraction
Dada Tapestry, 1916
Internet

Charley Toorop, 1891-1955
  • Dutch
  • Heightened realism
Self-portrait with Three Children, 1929
Groninger / Internet

Kay Sage, 1898-1963
  • American
  • Surrealist
    In the Third Sleep, 1944
    Chicago / Jan's photo

1950 Forward

    Louise Nevelson, 1899-1988
    • American
    • Abstract Sculptor
    End of Day Nightscape IV, 1973
    Nelson-Atkins / Jan's photo, 2013


    Alice Neel, 1900-1984
    • American
    • Portraitist
      Stephen Brown, 1973
      Denver / Jan's photo

      Barbara Hepworth, 1903-1975
      • English
      • Abstract sculptor
      Sea Form (Atlantic), 1964
      Dallas / Jan's photo, 2012

      Frida Kahlo, 1907-1954
      • Mexican
      • Symbolic realism
        Self-Portrait on the Borderline between Mexico and the United States, 1932
        Internet grab


        Lee Krasner, 1908-1984
        • American
        • Abstract expressionism
        Cobalt Night, 1962
        National Gallery / Jan's photo


        Dorothea Tanning, 1910-2012
        • American
        • Surrealism
          Self-portrait, 1944
          SFMOMA / Jan's photo

          Louise Bourgeois, 1911-2010
          • American
          • Expressionist sculptor
            Spider, 1996
            National Gallery / Jan's photo, 2006

          Ángeles Santos Torroella, 1911-1013
          • Spanish
          • Surrealist and Realist
          A World, 1929
          Reina Sofia / Internet

          Agnes Martin, 1912-2004
          • American
          • Meditative abstractions
          Untitled #6, 1980
          SFMOMA / Jan's photo

            Leonora Carrington, 1917-2011
            • British
            • Surrealist
            Nunscape at Manzanillo, 1954Dallas / Jan's photo


            Elaine de Kooning, 1918-1989
            • American
            • Expressionism and portraiture
            John F. Kennedy, 1963
            Smithsonian / Internet


            Beverly Pepper, Born 1922
            • American
            • Abstract sculpture
              Perre's Ventaglio III, 1967
              Olympic Sculpture Park / Jan's photo, 2010


              Joan Mitchell, 1926-1992
              • American
              • Abstract expressionism
              Wood, Wind, No Tuba, 1980MOMA / Jan's photo


              Ruth Asawa, 1926-2013
              • American
              • Sculptor of wire abstractions and representational fountains
              Display at de Young Museum, undated and untitled
              Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2008


              Helen Frankenthaler, 1928-2011
              • American
              • Abstractions with soak-stain technique
              Island Weather II, 1963
              Yale
              Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2013

              Jay DeFeo, 1929-1989
              • Californian
              • Abstraction
              The Rose, 1958-1966
              Whitney / Jan's photo

              Niki de Saint Phalle, 1930-2002
              • French
              • Sculptor of exuberant femininity
              Adam and Eve, 1985-1989
              Painted Polyester and Fiberglass
              Terrace View Café, Citygarden, St. Louis
              Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2013

              Magdalena Abakanowicz, Born 1930
              • Polish
              • Sculptor of abstract human forms
              Agora, 2006
              Grant Park, Chicago / Jan's photo, 2010


              Bridget Riley, Born 1931
              • English
              • Op art
              Blaze 1, 1962
              Metropolitan / Jan's photo, 2015

              Yoko Ono, born 1933
              • Japanese
              • Conceptual artist
              Apple, 1966
              Museum of Modern Art / Jan's photo, 2015


              Viola Frey, 1933-2005
              • Californian
              • Figurative ceramic sculpture
              American Nude Series (Woman with Elbow on Raise Knee), 1994
              Glazed ceramic
              OMCA
              Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2010


              Joan Brown, 1938-1990
              • Californian
              • Representational narratives
              Self-Portrait with Swimming Coach Charlie Sava, 1974
              Denver / Jan's photo

              Janet Fish, Born 1938
              • American
              • Still life
              Orange Lamp and Oranges, 1982
              Hunter / Jan's photo

              Judy Chicago, born 1939
              • American
              • Feminist artist
                In Honor of Elizabeth
                From the Great Ladies Series / Internet

              Ursula von Rydingsvard, born 1942
              • American
              • Abstract sculpture in red cedar
              Czara z Babelkami, 2006
              SFMOMA / Jan's photo, 2015

              Hung Liu, Born 1948
              • Chinese-American Californian
              • Nostalgic realism
              The Botanist, 2013
              SFMOMA / Jan's photo


              Deborah Butterfield, Born 1949
              • American
              • Sculptor of abstract horses in found materials
              Horse at Cantor Museum, no title, no date given
              Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2009

              Kiki Smith, Born 1954
              • American
              • Feminist sculptor in bronze
              Genevieve and the May Wolf, 2000
              Bronze
              Denver
              Photo by Dan L. Smith, 2010

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