Happy 180th birthday to Berthe Morisot! Born on this day in 1841, I'll be celebrating her life and work in today's post!
Winter, eighteenth-century, attributed to Anne Vallayer-Coster, oil on canvas. (Open Access image, courtesy Met Museum, 07.225.462.)
Happy 176th birthday Mary Cassatt, a fascinating female artist! I'm celebrating her life and work in today's post.
A Muse, Rosalba Carriera, mid-1720s, pastel on laid blue paper (Getty Museum, 2003.17) Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program. On Monday 12th June 1741, Henrietta Fermor, Countess of Pomfret, was exploring Venice with her travel companions. She had been on a Grand Tour with her husband and two of her daughters since…