March 14~ Women’s History Month in visual arts


Katsushika Oi (c.1800-c.1866)

Daughter of ukiyo-e artist Hokusai and one of the few female artists of the Edo period
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Katsushika_Oi

Three Women Playing Musical Instruments / Edo period / Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk / 18 5/16”x26 9/16”

 

Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908)
The foremost American female sculptor of the 19th century
http://www.civilwarwomenblog.com/harriet-hosmer/

Puck / modeled 1854, carved 1856 / Marble / 30 1/2”x16 5/8”x19 5/8”

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