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List of illustrations

  • Portrait of Mme Léon Bertaux on front page of Le Papillon
  • Portrait of Mme Virginie Demont-Breton on front page of Le Papillon
  • Une Jeune Gaulois Prisonnier
  • Une Jeune Fille au Bain, rear view
  • Une Jeune Fille au Bain, front view
  • La Plage
  • Stella maris
  • La Trempée
  • Exposition des femmes
  • Giboulée de mars
  • Jean Bart
  • Fils de Pêcheur
  • A Session of the Salon Jury (Une Séance du jury de peinture)
  • Une Jury (sic)
  • Le Cercle
  • Fleurs de Serre
  • Cover of La Famille
  • Cover of La Famille
  • Portrait of Marie Bashkirtseff
  • Portrait of Rosa Bonheur
  • Cover for La Gazette des femmes
  • Page from La Famille
  • Cover of L'Art français
  • Marguerite Durand
  • Poster for La Fronde
  • Portrait de Mme Séverine
  • Un Atelier de peinture
  • Cover of L'Art français
  • Un Atelier de peinture
  • Allons Daroncourt, gros indécent . . .
  • Songez que vous peignez l'histoire
  • Revendications féminines', Le Grelot
  • La Dépopoulation', Le Grelot
  • Le Marché aux chevaux
  • Portrait of Rosa Bonheur in her Studio
  • Cover of La Famille
  • Loin de Paris
  • Psyché sous l'empire du mystère
  • Psyché sous l'empire du mystère, as installed in the sculpture hall
  • Eveil
  • Le Repos
  • Fait-il aimer?
  • Etude de nu
  • Le Valet de Coeurs
  • Le Gui
  • L'Homme est en mer
  • Jeanne à Domremy
  • Le Foyer
  • Full-page spread from L'Art français
  • Marine
  • Full-page spread from L'Art français
  • Full-page spread from L'Art françois
  • Autour d'un panier
  • Portrait of Eva Gonzalès
  • Portrait of Rosa Bonheur
  • Portrait de Mme Clovis Hughes
  • Portrait de Mme Demont-Breton
  • Portrait de mes filles Louise et Adrienne
  • Une Béarnaise
  • Tête de marin
  • Julie Manet and her Nurse
  • Deux mères de famille
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~LIKE ALL DISSERTATIONS that have been transformed into books, this project has been long in the making. It was begun ten years ago, during which time I have accrued many debts and drawn widely on the support and expertise of family, friends, colleagues and teachers. My involvement with this research project has paralleled my involvement with the...
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~THE AIM OF THIS BOOK is twofold. On the one hand, it sets out to tell a story that has never been told, on the other to rewrite an old narrative from a new perspective. Paris has long been enshrined as the ‘capital of the nineteenth century’, not only by its...
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IT WAS WITH THESE WORDS that the sculptor and teacher, known as Mme Léon Bertaux, inaugurated the first sustained attempt by women artists in France to organise themselves collectively. Mme Bertaux’s words have the feeling of a rallying cry, a call to arms. They convey the implicit belief that women’s interests could best be served by collective action. As a union, strong in...
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~ON 27 JUNE 1892, Mme Léon Bertaux put her name forward as a candidate to fill the seat vacated by the death of the...
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~IT WAS AT THE Congrès International des Œuvres et Institutions Féminines, held in July 1889 at the town hall of the 6e arrondissement in the Place Saint-Sulpice, that the issue of women’s access to State-funded, and...
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~WHEN THE CRITIC FOR Le Temps reviewed the 1888 Salon des femmes, he hoped to find the exhibition infused with a feminine spirit, meaning, for him, a physical manifestation of a female essence transported to the objects on show. For...
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~IN AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED in February 1893 in the Journal des femmes artistes, Mme Bertaux pointed to what she saw as the two major charges which critics levelled against the works on...
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