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The Obstacle Race The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work - Greer, Germaine
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The Obstacle Race The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work - hardcover

1979, ISBN: 0374224129

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[EAN: 9780374224127], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Farrar Straus Giroux], WOMEN PAINTERS-BIOGRAPHY, PAINTING-HISTORY, SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA, ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, JUDITH LEYSTER, ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, ELISABETH VIGEE-LE BRUN, ROSA BONHEUR, NATALIA GONCHAROVA, Jacket, Farrar Straus and Giroux Edition. First pub. by Secker & Warburg, 1979. Large Very Good Hardcover in Good Dustjacket. Black endpapers, ivory cloth covered boards red panel gilt lettered at spine, tight and solid sewn binding, tight and solid, heavy book, toning at lower spine and along spine edge to red panel, lower corner text block smudgy, upper text block toned with small soil mark near spine, decorative head and tail bands, decorated dustjacket by Constance Fogler with Self-Portrait by Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun, tattered at edges, chipped at spine ends, toned on verso at upper edge, light foxing at lower edge. Frontispiece of "Self-Portrait as 'The Art of Painting' " by Artemisia Gentileschi. Thirty-two color plates, one-hundred-sixty black-and-white illustrations. Pages clear, bright and unmarked, plates and illustrations are vivid. Archival protective cover. Greer extends the argument presented in "The Female Eunuch," that women no longer need to be willing to accept a cramped and stereotyped role in a masculine world into the world of women painters. The book focuses on the world of women painters to show how the imposition of traditional social constraints has robbed women in particular, and the world at large, of the chance of excellence. It is an answer to the question: If men and women are equally capable of genius, why has there been no female Leonardo, no Titian, no Poussin? New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979, early printing. 7"x9.75" tall. 373 pp. Indexed with Notes.

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If men and women are equally capable of genius, why have there been no female artists of the stature of Leonardo, Titian or Poussin? In seeking to answer this question, Germaine Greer introduces us to major but underestimated figures in the history of Western painting--Angelica Kauffmann, Natalia Goncharova, Suzanne Valadon, Berthe Morisot, Kathe Köllwitz--and produces a brilliantly incisive and richly illustrated study. She explains the obstacles as both external and surmountable and internal and insurmountable in the race for achievement. art,art history,arts music and photography,feminist theory,gender studies,history,history and criticism,humanities,politics and social sciences,social sciences Women's Studies, Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)

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[SR: 279584], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780374224127], Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), Book, [PU: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)], 1982-10-01, Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 512780, Women & Art, 91, Art, Architecture & Photography, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 268083, Women, 67, Biography, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276588, Women's Studies, 276591, Feminist Criticism, 276596, Writers & Writing, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Very Good/Good Minus condition, text tight clean unmarked, no age toning on pages or only a hint around edges, bumped bottom tips on boards, 1st ed., dj not price-clipped, inside of dj shows age toning, sunned spine on dj but lettering clear, small closed taped tear at top of spine on dj, edge wear on dj., Farrar Straus & Giroux (T), 1979

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The Obstacle Race: Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work

If men and women are equally capable of genius, why have there been no female artists of the stature of Leonardo, Titian or Poussin? In seeking to answer this question, Germaine Greer introduces us to major but underestimated figures in the history of Western painting--Angelica Kauffmann, Natalia Goncharova, Suzanne Valadon, Berthe Morisot, Kathe Köllwitz--and produces a brilliantly incisive and richly illustrated study. She explains the obstacles as both external and surmountable and internal and insurmountable in the race for achievement.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780374224127
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0374224129
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Publishing year: 1979
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

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ISBN/EAN: 0374224129

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0-374-22412-9, 978-0-374-22412-7


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