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Women artists study guide

Label from 'The London Female School of Art Scrapbook of Handbills, Tickets, etc.', London, England, UK, about 1864. Museum no. NAL MARC21 NUMBER UNKNOWN

Photograph label for Thurston Thompson and Lady Hawarden; from 'The London Female School of Art Scrapbook of Handbills, Tickets, etc.', London, England, UK, about 1864. Museum no. NAL MARC21 NUMBER UNKNOWN

General bibliography

  •   Anderson, Janet A, Women in the fine arts: a bibliography and illustration guide, London: McFarland, 1991 
  •   Behr, Shulamith, Women expressionists, Oxford: Phaidon, 1988 
  •   Borzello, Frances, Seeing ourselves : women’s self-portraits, London: Thames & Hudson, 1998 
  •   Casteras, Susan P, and Linda H, Peterson, A struggle for fame : Victorian women artists and authors, New Haven: Yale Center for British Art, 1994 
  •   Chadwick, Whitney, Women, art and society, London: Thames & Hudson, 1997 
  •   Chadwick, Whitney, Women artists and the Surrealist movement, London: Thames & Hudson, 1985 
  •   Cherry, Deborah, Painting women : Victorian women artists, Rochdale: Rochdale Art Gallery, 1987, Exhibition catalogue 
  •   Chiarmonte, Paula L, Women artists in the United States : a selective bibliography and resource guide on the fine and decorative arts 1750–1986, Boston, Mass.: GK Hall, 1990 
  •   Dunford, Penny, A biographical dictionary of women artists in Europe and America since 1850, London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1990 
  •   Fine, Elsa Honig, Women and art : a history of women painters and sculptors from the Renaissance to the twentieth century, London: Prior, 1978 
  •   Garb, Tamar, Women impressionists, Oxford: Phaidon, 1986 
  •   Gaze, Delia, ed, Dictionary of women artists, 2 vols, London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997 
  •   Greer, Germaine, The obstacle race : the fortunes of women painters and their work, London: Secker & Warburg, 1979 
  •   Harris, Elree I, and Shirley R, Scott, A gallery of her own : an annotated bibliography of women in Victorian painting, London: Garland, 1997 
  •   Heller, Nancy, Women artists : an illustrated history, London: Virago, 1987 
  •   Jaffe, Patricia, Women engravers, London: Virago, 1988 
  •   Kahn, Robin, Time capsule : a concise encyclopedia of women artists, New York: Creative Time, 1995 
  •   Marsh, Jan and Nunn, Pamela Gerrish, Women artists and the pre-Raphaelite movement, London: Virago, 1989 
  •   Nochlin, Linda and Harris, Ann Sutherland, Women artists 1550-1950, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1976, Exhibition catalogue 
  •   Nochlin, Linda, Women, art and power : and other essays, London: Thames & Hudson, 1989 
  •   Nunn, Pamela Gerrish, Canvassing : recollections by six Victorian women artists, London: Camden Press, 1986 
  •   Nunn, Pamela Gerrish, Victorian women artists, London: Wone's Press, 1986 
  •   Orr, Clarissa Campbell, Women in the Victorian art world, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995, 
  •   Petersen, Karen and J. J, Wilson, Women artists : recognition and re-appraisal from the early middle ages to the twentieth century, New York: New York University Press, 1976 
  •   Petteys, Chris, Dictionary of women artists : an international dictionary of women artists born before 1900, Boston, Mass.: GK Hall, 1985 
  •   Rosenblum, Naomi, A history of women photographers, London: Abbeville Press, 1994 
  •   Slatkin, Wendy, Women artists in history : from antiquity to the twentieth century, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1985 
  •   Sterling, Susan Fisher, Women artists : the National Museum of Women in the Arts, London: Abbeville Press, 1995 
  •   Sullivan, Constance, ed, Women photographers, London: Virago, 1990 
  •   Waller, Susan, Women artists in the modern era : a documentary history, London: Scarecrow Press, 1991 


Julia Margaret Cameron 
  •   Gernsheim, Helmut, Julia Margaret Cameron: her life and photographic work, New York: Aperture Press, [1975] 
  •   Hopkinson, Amanda, Julia Margaret Cameron, London: Virago, 1986 
  •   Ovenden, Graham, ed, A Victorian album : Julia Margaret Cameron and her circle, London: Secker & Warburg, 1975 
  •   Powell, Tristram, Victorian photographs of famous men and fair women, London: Hogarth Press, 1973 
  •   Weaver, Mike, Julia Margaret Cameron 1815-1879, London: Herbert Press, 1984 

Clementina Hawarden
  •   Dodier, Virginia, Clementina, Lady Hawarden: studies from life 1857–1864, London: V&A Publications, 1999 
  •   Dodier, Virginia, Domestic idylls: photographs, Malibu, California: J. Paul Getty Museum, about 1990 
  •   Lawson, Julie, Women in white: photographs by Clementina Lady Hawarden, Edinburgh: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1997 
  •   Ovenden, Graham, ed, Clementina, Lady Hawarden, London: Academy Editions, 1974 

Other collections

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005
Telephone:00 202 783 5000
Facsimile 00 202 393 3235
Works by women artists including painting, sculpture, pottery, prints, drawings, books and 17,000 files on women artists.

New Hall Art Collection
Murray Edwards College
Huntingdon Road
CB3 0DF The New Hall Art Collection at Murray Edwards College is a permanent collection of contemporary art by women artists, With more than 350 artworks including pieces by Mary Kelly, Paula Rego and Maggi Hambling, the New Hall Art Collection is the largest and collection of art by women in Europe.

Other organisations

Foundation for Women’s Art
55-63 Goswell Road
Aims to establish a permanent institution for the viewing and study of women’s art.

Society of Women Artists
established 1855 President: Barbara Tate
84 Uxbridge Road
West Ealing
W13 8RA
A non-political, non-feminist society for the encouragement of women artists.

The Women's Art Library/MAKE
Special Collections
The Library
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
SE14 6NW 

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