Women Artists: Félicie de Fauveau The character of Félicie de Fauveau is as emblematic as it is unique. Nostalgic for an era she did not live through, royalist, catholic, single and feminist, this sculptor has committed her life and her art to defend a political utopia expressed above all by the image put at the […]
Famous French animal painter of the 19th century, particularly recognized in England and the United States, Rosa Bonheur led a life that was both eccentric and conventional, a life of freedom!
Why have Art Historians chosen to ignore women artists for so long? Is it because their work is not as interesting? Or because there are few works of women artists? Or is it a reflection of a social thought that women could not work in the public sphere? Women’s art has often been described as a sentimental art, an amateur art compared to men’s art.