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DIE GALERIE DER STARKEN FRAUEN/LA GALERIE DES FEMMES FORTES: REGENTINNEN, AMAZONEN, SALONDAMEN (The Gallery of Strong Women: Regents, Amazons, Salon Hostesses). Ed. by Bettina Baumgartel and Silvia Neysters. Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf im Ehrenhof, Dusseldorf, 1995. Published by Klinkhardt & Biermann Buchhandlung GmbH, Munich. 360 pp. with 354 ills. (50 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 96-116997 ISBN 3781403858 In German.
Was $83.50; save 33%! Examining the emergence of women as significant forces in European cultural and political life during the 17th century through a presentation of images of powerful or heroic women in art of the period, this catalogue features seven scholarly essays along with fine reproductions and individual analyses of 42 paintings and more than 200 drawings and prints depicting such mythological, biblical and historical figures as Dido, Esther, Judith, Lucretia, and Cleopatra, including works by Vouet, Maratta, Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi, Goltzius, Domenichino, Valentin, Solimena, Mignard, Guercino and dozens of other predominantly French and Italian artists.
Indexing: Western, Europe — France, Italy — 1600-1800 — Several Media
Plans: 01,06,15,33,44
Worldwide Number: 025364
Hardcover $55.61    

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