Anna Ancher’s Vaccination and Scientific Motherhood

Guest post by Alice Price, Temple University, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Figure 1: Anna Ancher, A Vaccination, 1899, oil on canvas, 73 cm x 90 cm, Skagens Museum, Denmark, SKM 1944. Danish audiences celebrate the Danish painter Anna Brøndum Ancher...

Portraying May Alcott Nieriker

Guest post by Julia Dabbs, University of Minnesota, Morris “Concord people will be amazed by it.” So wrote artist and author May Alcott Nieriker (1840–1879), youngest sister of famed author Louisa May Alcott, in an 1877 letter to her family. She was...

New Art Herstory Note Card Designs for 2022

This Spring, Art Herstory is excited to announce eight new note card designs! Two artists—Clara Peeters and Rachel Ruysch—make a repeat appearance. But with this year’s card additions we introduce six “new” female Old Masters: Rosalba Carriera,...