Meet the women who have created art throughout history, from ancient Greek potters and painters to luminaries from the past 200 years. ". . . the perfect gift for that budding young woman artist on your shopping list."—Art Times. 160 pages (85 in color), 8 1/2 X 10.
A readable survey of the history of women in art from prehistory to the present. Eight chapters on various periods overview trends, society, and factors influencing artists, and profile important female artists and their work. Captions to mostly color illustrations and photos ask discussion questions. Periods covered include the 15th-17th centuries in northern and southern Europe, early America and the work of colonial and Native American women, early modernism, and the mid- 20th century to the millennium. For high school students, undergraduates, and general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.