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Author Hirshler, Erica E.

Title 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.

Imprint Boston : MFA Publications, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.7446 HIR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 227 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm.
Note "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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-211) and index.
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.
Subject Women artists -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 19th century.
Women artists -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 20th century.
Women artists -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography.
Mulheres -- Estados unidos.
Arte moderna -- 1870-1940 -- Estados unidos.
Added Author Comey, Janet L.
Roberts, Ellen E.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
ISBN 0878464824
9780878464821 : 54000

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