‘Too Bad She’s Not A Man’: Exhibition Looks At Women Artists In 19th-Century Paris

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Her Paris 1
"The Friends (Les amies)," by Louise-Catherine Breslau.

Morisot managed to make a name for herself in the male-dominated art world, and today her work is widely known. But many women artists were ignored by critics and historians. Their work is waiting to be rediscovered in a new exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. It’s called, “Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism.” Angelica Daneo, the museum’s curator of painting and sculpture, speaks to Ryan Warner.

Her Paris 2
"Self-Portrait," by Berthe Morisot.
Her Paris 3
"Ernesta (Child with Nurse)," by Cecilia Beaux.