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Wettlaufer, Alexandra.

Portraits of the artist as a young woman : painting and the novel in France and Britain, 1800-1860 / Alexandra K. Wettlaufer.

Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2011.
Physical Description:
xiv, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
NX164.W65 W48 2011 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Women artists -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Women artists -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Women authors, English -- 19th century.
Women authors, French -- 19th century.

  • Women in the studio: representing professional identity
  • "Why are you no longer my brothers?" The Fraternité des Arts and the female artist in Marceline Desbordes-Valmore's L'atelier d'un peintre
  • Sisterhood in/as the studio: Anna Mary Howitt's sisters in art
  • Visualizing imagined communities: lessons of the female artist in Staël, Owenson, and Lescot
  • Revolutionary identities: painting and resistance in Owenson's The princess; or the beguine
  • Angélique Arnaud's Clémence: art, revolution, and Saint-Simonianism
  • Margaret Gillies and the miniature: portraits of radical engagement
  • Brontë's portraits of romantic resistance: The tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • From margin to center: Sand's portraits of difference.