500 years of women’s self-portraits

Jennifer Higgie charts the story of women’s self-portraits over the last 500 years of western art – uncovering tales of transgressive self-expression and overcoming oppression 

 

Jennifer Higgie charts the story of women’s self-portraits over the last 500 years of western art, revealing how female artists’ images of themselves transgressed societal norms, embraced self-expression and revealed insights about the eras they lived in.

 


Jennifer Higgie is the author of The Mirror and the Palette (Orion, 2021). Buy it now from Amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mirror-Palette-Years-Womens-Self-Portraits/dp/1474613772/?tag=bbchistory045-21&ascsubtag=historyextra-social-hexpod

 


 

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