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Author Prieto, Laura R., 1968-

Title At home in the studio : the professionalization of women artists in America / Laura R. Prieto.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  704.042 P949A    Check Shelf
Description xii, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-283) and index.
Contents Peculiarly Fitted to Art -- Domesticating Professional Art -- Figures and Fig Leaves -- Sculpting Butter: Gender Separatism and the Professional Ideal -- Portrait of the Artist as a New Woman -- Making the Modern Woman Artist.
Summary This engaging cultural history examines the emergence of a professional identity for American women artists. By focusing on individual sculptors, painters, and illustrators, Laura Prieto gives us a compelling picture of the prospects and constraints faced by women artists in the United States from the late eighteenth century through the 1930s.
Subject Women artists -- United States -- History.
Women in the professions -- United States -- History.
United States -- Künstlerin -- Geschichte 1790-1940.
Women artists. (OCoLC)fst01177159
Women in the professions. (OCoLC)fst01178044
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Beruf. (DE-588)4005857-8
Frau. (DE-588)4018202-2
Künstlerin. (DE-588)4033430-2
United States. (DE-588)4078704-7
United States.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0674004868 (alk. paper)
9780674004863 (alk. paper)
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