Art’s Tribute to Woman

To celebrate Women’s History Month, Paul LaRocca has decorated room 206 at River Campus with examples of paintings representing art’s tribute to women. Some of the featured works can be seen below. Head to 206 to see them all up close.

Angelo Bronzino - Bia, The Illegitimate Daughter of Cosimo I de' Medici - WGA3244

Bronzino, Angelo. Bia, The Illegitimate Daughter of Cosimo I de’ Medici. c1545. Oil on panel. Uffizi Gallery, Florence.


Diego Velázquez - Las Meninas or The Family of Philip IV - WGA24447

Velázquez, Diego. Las Meninas or The Family of Philip IV. 1656/7. Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid.


Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, La Grande Odalisque, 1814

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique. La Grande Odalisque. 1814. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris.


Cassatt Mary Little Girl in a Blue Armchair (1878)

Cassatt, Mary. Little Girl in a Blue Armchair. 1878. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

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Women’s History Month Resources

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The Connecticut State Library’s has made a collection of special databases available via iConn to celebrate Women’s History Month. These resources will be freely available in the month of March.

Head to iConn to get the referral links.