Women Artists: Rosa Bonheur

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!

Women artists : Artemisia Gentileschi

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.