6 (More) Books about Women Artists in the 18th-Century
The 18th-century saw a significant rise in women artists who were--not always without contention--becoming more prominent in both artistic, social and even political circles. From royal portraitists to prolific still-life painters, 18th-century women artists left an undeniable mark on the era. The following are 6 (more) books about women artists in the 18th century to read and enjoy!
Eighteenth Century Women Artists: Their Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs by Caroline Chapman
Miss Angel: The Art and World of Angelica Kauffman, Eighteenth-Century Icon by Angelica Goodden
Women Artists of the Eighteenth Century in France by Sara Gibbs Boush
Defiance: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Anne Barnard by Stephen Taylor
The Exceptional Woman: Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun and the Cultural Politics of Art by Mary D. Sheriff
Marguerite Gérard, 1761-1837 by Sally Wells-Robertson
For even more books, check out last year's list of 8 books related to 18th-century women artists.