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Published by Amsterdam University Press, this essay collection features innovative scholarship on women artists and patrons in the Netherlands 1500–1700. Covering painting, printmaking, and patronage, authors highlight the contributions of women art makers in the Netherlands, showing that women were prominent as creators in their own time and deserve to be recognized as such today.
Elizabeth Sutton, the editor of this volume, is an art historian based at the University of Northern Iowa. She is the author of the Art Herstory guest post Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists.
190 pages, 8 colour, 31 b/w illustrations
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Introduction: An Historiographical Perspective on Women
Making Netherlandish Art History, Elizabeth Sutton
Catharina Van Hemessen’s Self-Portrait: The Woman Who Took Saint
Luke’s Palette, Céline Talon
By Candlelight: Uncovering Early Modern Women’s Creative Uses of Night, Nicole Elizabeth Cook
In Living Memory: Architecture, Gardens, and Identity at Huis ten Bosch, Saskia Beranek
Louise Hollandine and the Art of Arachnean Critique, Lindsay Ann Reid
Reclaiming Reproductive Printmaking, Amy Reed Frederick
Towards an Understanding of Mayken Verhulst and Volcxken Diericx, Arthur J. DiFuria