Select two paintings depicting females, one by a male artist and one by a female artist from those named in the Resources that follow.
Compare and contrast these two depictions of women and comment on any general tendencies that you detect among artists of that era in this respect.
Compare this situation in the late 1800s to the way females are depicted in our own modern times, using at least one specific modern example.
Artists’ Depictions of Women
Chapters 31 and 32, depictions of women by male artists Manet, Degas, Dewing, and Eakins, and by female artists Cassatt, Morisot, and Sara M. Peale.
Our Collection: National Museum of Women in the Arts.
National Gallery of Art: Artists.