Bolognese Women Artists at Christ Church, Oxford

Drawings by Elisabetta Sirani and Properzia de’ Rossi Guest post by Jacqueline Thalmann, Christ Church, Oxford One of Britain’s most important Old Master drawings collections is held in Christ Church, one of Oxford’s largest colleges. Among the almost 2,000...

Curiosity and the Caterpillar

Maria Sibylla Merian’s Artistic Entomology Guest post by Kay Etheridge, Gettysburg College; with translations from German by Michael Ritterson Portrait of Maria Sibylla Merian at 32, 1679, attributed to Jacob Marrel. Kunstmuseum, Basel....

The Art Herstory Website Wins an SSEMWG Award!

Art Herstory is humbly grateful to the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender (SSEMWG), which has awarded its 2020 Digital Scholarship, New Media, and Art Award to the Art Herstory website. Praise from the SSEMWG Awards Committee The citation letter...

“Artemisia” at the National Gallery: A Review

Guest post by Sheila McTighe, The Courtauld Institute of Art Threatened by pandemic closure but rescued to great acclaim, this exhibition of Artemisia Gentileschi’s work promises to be a turning point in the appreciation of early modern women artists. How will it...