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Gallery Talk: Female Painters and the French Academy

October 7, 2016
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

The French Academy orchestrated artistic production from the 17th to the late 19th century, an era of great political and cultural change. In this gallery talk, research associate Alyse Muller will explore the ways in which female painters navigated societal expectations and their artistic practice.

Marie Denise Villers. Charlotte du Val d'Ognes, Metropolitan Museum of Art.