A studio of her own : women artists in Boston, 1870-1940 / Erica E. Hirshler ; with biographies of the artists by Janet L. Comey and Ellen E. Roberts.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146520

Description

xiv, 227 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Women artists History 19th century.
Women artists History 20th century.
Women artists
Mulheres
Arte moderna 1870-1940
Biografias.

Originator

Hirshler, Erica E.
Comey, Janet L.
Roberts, Ellen E.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Contents

Opening steps -- The students of William Morris Hunt -- Beautifying everyday life : Sarah Wyman Whitman -- Boston women and the Arts and Crafts movement -- Redefining fine art : Sarah Sears, Laura Hills, and Ethel Reed -- Studying art abroad -- New opportunities in Boston -- The Boston School -- Balancing acts -- "Thumping wet clay" -- Modern women, modern art.

Publication

Boston : MFA Publications

Description

xiv, 227 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm.

Notes

"This book was published in conjunction with the exhibition "A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston, 1870-1940" organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from August 15 to December 2, 2001"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-211) and index.

ISBN

0878464824
9780878464821

Call Number

Stacks N8354 H57 2001

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Massachusetts Boston
Estados unidos.

Edition

1st ed.