Furthermore, the author is prone to turgid and feminist prose: "denarratizes the discourse," "female cultural producer," "paintress
," "matronage." Apart from exhausting the reader, the language has the unintended consequence of circumscribing Sirani's considerable achievements within an exclusively female world.
When young paintress
Megan Cresswell is left penniless in 1950, her choice is stark - struggle to pay the bills or find a husband.
de Rivera" self-identified herself as a "paintress
" in a private protest letter which exists in The Detroit Institute of Art Archives (Bilek, 14).
Ivy left school at 14 to support her widowed mother and sister, finding work on the shop floor at Gray's Pottery, in Hanley, where she trained as a freehand ceramics paintress
She left school in 1954, aged 15, and joined Maling Pottery in Newcastle's east end, training as a paintress
under head painter Anne Rowbotham.
While the left hand window represents the toil and skills of Tyneside's manufacturing workforce and shows images of a coal miner, a welder, a fitter, a woman working a lathe at Parsons works in Newcastle during the Second World War and a paintress
at the city's Maling pottery.
First published in 1678, Count Carlo Cesare Malvasia's Felsina Pittrice ("The Paintress
Bologna") includes the biographies of Bolognese artists from the twelfth century down to his own time.
She went to work in her home town as a paintress
in her early teens.
Hired as her supervisor, Rhys promotes Frost from paintress
to designer, but presses her to create revolutionary designs--ocean liners, saxophones, architectural motifs instead of pastel flora--that he says will uplift the workers and change the world.
The initials LW on the reverse were for paintress
James Chronicle which underlines the tension of this inverted relationship: "To Angelica, the celebrated Paintress
, now in England, painting the Author's Picture/While thus you paint with Ease and Grace,/And Spirit, all your own;/Take, if you please, my Mind and Face, But let my Heart alone" (67).
Gordon Forsyth advised her to take employment and she joined Grey & Co of Burslem, Stoke-onTrent as a paintress