"That she was an exceptional artist and woman emerges in the early pages; the author provides a thorough, engrossing context for the details of her life, while the reproductions of many of her works reinforce her brilliance. (bibliography, index) (Biography. 10-13)"
This informative biography of a pioneering American artist is also an interesting look at the insular world of art at that time, particularly in France, where the Paris Salon for years had been the arbiter of what was and wasn't art, and, by extension, who among the artists succeeded and who failed.
Read full book review >