Art Herstory’s First Botanical Holiday Card

Each year Art Herstory offers a new holiday card design, which features (of course!) a work by a woman artist. This year, for the first time, the Art Herstory holiday card is not by a female Old Master, nor does it reproduce a Nativity. We present the first Art...

Another Dozen Great Women Artists from Long Ago

In a previous Art Herstory post, we highlighted one dozen women artists from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. At the time, we noted that the twelve painters and sculptors in that list represented only a small percentage of female makers of centuries...

Elisabetta Sirani: Self-Portraits

Guest post by Jacqueline Thalmann, Christ Church, Oxford I recently wrote an Art Herstory guest post about two drawings by Elisabetta Sirani—a Self-Portrait and a Head of a Madonna. This took me back to the fascinating subject of self-portraiture,...