Emma Goitein Dessau (artist)


Emma Goitein Dessau, also known as Emma Goitein, (Karlsruhe, Germany 1877 – Perugia, Italy September 17, 1968) was a German painter and woodcutter.. Emma Goitein Dessau, Self Portrait – Oil on Canvas (1918) CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Dessau was born in Karlsuhe, which at the time was the capital of the Grand Duchy of Baden. She was related on her father’s side of the family...

Catharina van Hemessen: Did Sexism Keep Her from Becoming Famous?


Catharina van Hemessen (Antwerp, c. 1527/1528-after 1578) was a Flemish painter, daughter of Jan Sanders van Hemessen. Specializing in portraits, she highlights her own Self-portrait of her before the easel dated 1548 (Basel Museum of Art and St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum), the first known female self-portrait of her . Biography and work Catharina van Hemessen Formed probably with her...



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