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The Month of March celebrates the Women History and the display is honoring Women artists.
“Academic Art” refers to the tradition of drawing, painting, and sculpture taught at the academies or art schools, of Europe. First established in Renaissance Italy, academies flourished in the 19th century and prescribed strict guidelines for the production of works of art. This organized training system ensured that artists possessed a high level of technical ability and familiarity with the lofty themes of the western tradition. Nearly every city in Europe, and later, the United States, Australia and Latin America developed an art academy that set similarly high The most important academy of the modern period, and the one upon which many others modeled their own systems of promotion, patronage, display and teaching, was the French Academy, founded in 1648. During most of the 19th century, this powerful institution oversaw the premier art school in Paris, the École des Beaux-Arts, and controlled the official exhibitions known as Salons. It established a strict hierarchy for valuing subject matter, with history paintings at the pinnacle, and also awarded the most prestigious honor a French art student could receive, the prix de Rome.
List of women artists included in the display :
Marie Euphrosyne Spartali Stillman (British, 1844 –1927), Margaretha Roosenboom (Dutch, 1843-1896), Maria Mathilda Brooks (American, 1837 - 1913), Donna Norine Schuster (American, 1883-1953), Julie Hart Beers (American, 1835–1913), Marie Euphrosine Loustau (French 1831), Marie von Brockhusen (German b. 1868), Félice Fournier Schneider (French, 1831-1888), Helen Augusta Hamburger (1836 – 1919), Géraldine Jacoba van de Sande Bakhuyzen (Dutch, 1826 - 1895), Ida Calzolari (Italian b. 1936), Louise Dandelot, Emile Bourbon (French),Edith Hayllar (British,1860-1948), Leota Williams Loop (American,1893 1963), Rosalia Amon (Austrian,1825-1925), Maria Van OOsterwijk (Dutch, 1630 – 1693), Anna Maria Bogutova (Croatian, born 1866), Adrienne Hermine Henczne Deak (Hungarian, 1895-1956), Gerardina Jacoba van de Sande Bakhuyzen (German, 1826-1895), Olga Wisinger-Florian (Austrian, 184 – 1926), Anne Vallayer Coster (French,1744-1818), Judith Leyster (Dutch, 1609 – 1660), Louise Abbema (French, 1853 – 1927), Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale (British, 1871-1945), Pauline Von Koudelka Schmerling (Austrian, 1806-1840), Emilie Preyer (German, 1849-1930), Marian Ellis Rowan (Australian, c. 1847 – 4 October 1922), Jane Webb Loudon (English, 1807-1858), Anna Maria Sibylla Merian (Swiss, 1647 – 1717), Johanna Helena Graff - HEROLT, (German, 1668 - after 1717), Jeanne-Madeleine Lemaire (French, 1845 - 1928).
The attached PDF file held the biography information of women artists included in the display.
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