Painting in a Challenging Landscape: Women Artists in the 19th Century

With Rob Doyle

This program is part of the exhibition, Fertile Ground: the Hudson Valley Animal Paintings of Caroline Clowes.

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Artist Bios & Additional Information


American Women Artists, from Early Indian Times to the Present. Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein. 1982.

Art Work, Women Artists and Democracy in Mid-Nineteenth-Century New York. April F. Masten. 2008

Fertile Ground. The Hudson Valley Animal Paintings of Caroline Clowes. Catalog. 2022.

HOME ON THE HUDSON: Women & Men Painting Landscapes, 1825-1875. Catalog. 2009. Boscobel.

Laura Woodward, The Artist Behind The Innovator Who Developed Palm Beach. Deborah C. Pollack. 2009.

Nantucket Spirit, The Art & Life of Elizabeth R. Coffin. Margaret M. Booker. 2001.

New Path, The. Ruskin and the American Pre-Raphaelites. Linda Ferber/William Gerdts. 1985. Brooklyn Museum Exhibit.

Painting Professionals, Women Artists & The Development of Modern American Art, 1870-1930. Kirsten Swinth.  2001.

Remember The Ladies, Women of the Hudson River School. Thomas Cole National Site Exhibit Catalog 2010.

Restless Enterprise. The Art and Life of Eliza Pratt Greatorex. Katherine Manthorne. 2020.

Women Artists, In All Ages And Countries. By Mrs. E. F. Ellet. 2016 Reprint of 1859 book.

Women Artists of America, 1707-1964. Exhibition Catalog Newark Museum. April 2 – May 16, 1965