Immortal Women

Art can help us to remember those who shaped our societies. Despite feminism being only a fairly modern phenomenon, many women have greatly contributed to the progress of history and culture through the ages and throughout the world.

Happy Women’s Day (8th March)!

Photos:
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, by Michelangelo (backtoclassics.com)
Joan of Arc,
army leader, by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (listal.com)
Ann of Brittany, l
ast of the Dukes of Brittany, by Jean Boudichon (passion-histoire.net)
Lady Charlotte Guest, translator of The Mabinogion into English, by Richard Buckner (llgc.org.uk)
Mary Wollstonecraft, author of Frankenstein and A Vindication of the Rights of Women, by John Opie (everywritersresource.com)
Frida Kahlo,
painter and defender of Mexican culture, self-portrait (artyfactory.com)

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