Rosalba Carriera at The Frick Collection

Guest post by Xavier F. Salomon, The Frick Collection An Anniversary April 15 marks the 264th anniversary of the death of the Venetian painter Rosalba Carriera (1673–1757). Rosalba lived her entire life in a house on the Grand Canal, near the parish church...

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard: Artist, Friend, Teacher

Guest post by Jessica L. Fripp, Texas Christian University On the value of women In 1876, the heirs of the French painter Adélaïde Labille-Guiard donated two works, the Self-Portrait with Two Pupils, Marie-Gabrielle Capet and Marie Marguerite Carreaux de...

Celebrating Bologna’s Women Artists

Guest post by Babette Bohn, Texas Christian University Why Bologna? The north Italian city of Bologna produced the largest and most successful group of women artists in early modern Italy. Bologna is the real protagonist of my new book, Women Artists, Their Patrons,...