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Virgins to Vixens: Picturing American Women, 1880-1930

May 16, 2009 - September 06, 2009


Virgins to VixensExplore the portrayal of women in more than twenty rarely seen prints, drawings, and photographs from the permanent collection with subjects including motherhood, women in the workplace and at leisure, and the nude. Included are works by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, Elizabeth Nourse, Edward Hopper, and others.




Image: Clarence Hudson White (American, b.1871, d.1925); The Orchard, 1902; Photograph, platinum print; image 9 3/8 x 7 9/16 in. (23.8 x 19.2 cm) on tissue mount 11 11/16 x 9 in. (29.7 x 22.8 cm); Bequest of Herbert Greer French; 1943.1513