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The Painter in the Shadow: Gaps in Historicizing of a Woman Artist

The article deals with the figure of the painter Henrika Šantel as it appears within national art history discourse and critics. Besides the abatement of women’s role in art history of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the biased interpretation, contaminated with patriarchal gender ideology, is evident. With the revision of sources, biographical contextualisation of artistic production, and the inclusion of feminist theory of art practice, we aim to shed light on the historical contribution of the painter.


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Issue No. 261 - City of Women / Concealed Histories II
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2015 , volume volume 43 , issue issue 261
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