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    • Early American Female Writers.

    • Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886; Foster, Hannah Webster, 1759-1840; Rowson, Mrs., 1762-1824; Royall, Anne Newport, 1769-1854; Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879; Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867; Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Hentz, Caroline...
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    • Scholastica/Nursia/Italy.

    • Scholastica, Saint, active 6th century
    • Penny Calto is a teacher at St. Scholastica and started a Women's History class. She designed and made the triangular quilt with the help of a friend Ginny Maize, who assisted in the sewing of the boarder [sic] with a sewing machine. The rest of...
    • Anette von Droste Hülshoff/Westfalen/Germany.

    • Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von, 1797-1848
    • Executor: Christiane Schulte-Graham. / Born 1949 in Schwitten, Westfalen Germany, came to the United States in 1975. Since 1977 I am working in fiberarts, wearable art and quilts. I aspire to have more time to write poetry.
    • The First Days of Spring.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The First Days of Spring inaugurated a series of works in which, determined to be more Surrealist than the Surrealists themselves, Dali elaborated a symbolic language for delineating, with microscopic precision, his erotic obsessions. It deserves,...
    • Venus of Willendorf, front view.

    • Paleolithic; Upper Paleolithic; Stone Age; Prehistoric
    • "The vast majority of prehistoric sculptures depict either animals or humans. In the earliest art, humankind consists almost exclusively of women as opposed to men, and painters and sculptors almost invariably showed them nude […]. When...
    • Turn over darling.

    • Artists' books--Specimens; Embossing (Printing)--Specimens; Female nude in art; Embossing (Printing)
    • Cover title. / Embossed and debossed images of the female figure reveal themselves as the reader turns each page. Six drawings when folded and juxtaposed in sequence, make for eleven reclining female nude images which change position from front to...
    • Baptist Church and Liberty Female College.

    • Baptist churches; Churches; Education; Universities & colleges; Men; Liberty Female College
    • The Baptist Church of Glasgow, Kentucky, a brick church with a pointed turret and arched windows, is seen in the foreground; a man in a suit stands in front along one of the weathered picket fences encircling parts of the yard, which also contains...
    • Female High School, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Schools; Buildings
    • Female High School in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection; The Female High School west side of First St. north of Chestnut St. was completed in Aug. 1873 at a cost of $115, 242.71. Six...
    • Simmons University President C. H. Parrish with female students and faculty, Louisville, Kentucky,...

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American educators; African American college teachers; Teachers; College presidents; African American college students; College students; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African...
    • Group female Simmons Univresity students and some female faculty members with President C. H. Parrish. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute (1879), State University (1883),...
    • Louisville Female High School.

    • Buildings; Schools; Louisville Female High School (Louisville, Ky.)
    • The Louisville Female High School, located on First Street, in Louisville, Kentucky, opened in 1856 but moved to this location in 1864, where a new structure was built for it in 1873. People are standing around the front of the building.
    • Untitled [Reclining female nude with flowing garment].

    • Fin de siecle; Symbolist; Secession Movement; Sezessionstil; Art Nouveau; Modern (styles and periods)
    • Caption information: Liegender weiblicher Akt mit fliessendem Gewand [Reclining female nude with flowing garment] / um 1908 [c. 1908] / Roetel [red chalk?] / sig.: u. r. Gustav Klimt [signature (signed): Lower right: Gustav Klimt] / Privatsammlung...
    • Untitled [Reclining female nude].

    • Fin de siecle; Symbolist; Secession Movement; Sezessionstil; Art Nouveau; Modern (styles and periods)
    • Caption information: Liegender Frauenakt [Reclining female nude]/ um 1912 [c. 1912] / Bleistift, weiss gehoht [pencil with white chalk (white highlight; heightened with white)] / sig.: u. r. Gustav Klimt [signature (signed): Lower right: Gustav...
    • Kneeling female nude in crouching position; Study of "Leda".

    • Fin de siecle; Symbolist; Secession Movement; Sezessionstil; Art Nouveau; Modern (styles and periods)
    • Caption information: Kniender weiblicher Akt in gekauerter Stellung [Kneeling female nude in crouching position] / um 1917 [c. 1917]/ Studie zu “Leda” [Study of “Leda”] / Bleistift [pencil] / u. r.: Nachlassstempel [lower right: estate stamp] /...
    • Standing female nude seen facing right.

    • Fin de siecle; Symbolist; Secession Movement; Sezessionstil; Art Nouveau; Modern (styles and periods)
    • Caption information: Stehender weiblicher Akt nach rechts [Standing female nude seen facing right] / um 1915 [c. 1915] / Bleistift [pencil] / sig.: u. r. Gustav Klimt [signature: lower right Gustav Klimt] / Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Wien...
    • Standing female figure in an evening gown.

    • Fin de siecle; Symbolist; Secession Movement; Sezessionstil; Art Nouveau; Modern (styles and periods)
    • Caption information: Stehende Frauenfigur im Abendkleid [Standing female figure in an evening gown] / um 1917 [c. 1917]/ Bleistift [pencil] / Galerie Wolfgang Gurlitt, Munchen [Wolfgang Gurlitt Gallery, Munich]. CATALOGUING NOTE: Title created by...
    • Little Ashes.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The painting anthologizes Dali's obsessions of the moment." (Caption); "As a result of Santos Torroella's dedicated researches, it is now generally accepted that the two heads in The Birth of Venus represent those of Lorca [Federico García Lorca]...
    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Dada; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The text on the label punningly translates as 'beautiful breath/veil water'. Duchamp's female alter ego, Rrose Sélavy, peers out from above it." (Caption, p.54); "Among Duchamp's strangest gestures had been the creation of a female alter ego,...
    • Composition with Three Figures (Neo-Cubist Academy).

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "One of Dali's greatest paintings from the mid-1920s, not exhibited since 1927. The influence of Picasso is manifest. It develops the theme of Saint Sebastian that so fascinated Lorca [Federico García Lorca] and Dali." (Caption); "The greatest...
    • Illumined Pleasures.

    • Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "One of Dali's most Freudian paintings. Indeed, the elderly gentleman helping the lady in distress seems to be Freud himself, borrowed from [Max] Ernst's Pietà or Revolution by Night." (Caption); "Illumined Pleasures is one Dali's works that most...

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