Women Through-out history: as depicted in art

Women have played numerous changing roles in society throughout history. These roles can be inferred through the artwork produced over the years. Here are a handful of artworks that generally sum up women's position in society starting from early civilization to the start of the 21st century.

FERTILITY, SPECIFICALLY WOMAN WHO HAD A HEAVIER SET. WIDE HIPS ETC.
MODESTY, WOMEN WERE SUPPOSED TO RESERVE THEMSELVES.
THE IDEA OF FERTILITY WERE HELD FOR CENTURIES.
MODESTY WAS ALSO HELD FOR CENTURIES.
WOMEN WERE NOT JUST AROUND TO REPRODUCE BUT TO ALSO RAISE THE CHILDREN.
NUDITY BEGAN TO APPEAR A LITTLE MORE FREQUENTLY IN PAINTING OF WOMEN AROUND THE 18TH CENTURY. THE BEAUTY OF THE FEMALE BODY.
IN ADDITION TO BEAUTY, WOMEN WERE NOW DRESSING IN CORSETS IN MORE FEMINIST STYLE. THEY WERE IN THE SHIFT OF WOMEN BEING THIN... NOT WIDE FOR THE SAKE OF FERTILITY.
BY THE LATE 1800'S NUDITY OF THE HUMAN BODY WAS ACCEPTED IN ART. THE FEMALE BODY WAS DEPICTED MUCH WITH BEAUTY AND GRACE.
BY THE 20TH CENTURY, WOMEN WERE NOW SUBJECT TO THE CULT OF DOMESTICITY. THEY WERE THE KEEPER OF THE HOUSE AND CHILDREN, WHILE THE HUSBANDS WORKED.
BY THIS TIME, WOMEN HAD A NEW LOOK. THEY DID NOT DRESS LIKE THE PREVIOUS CENTURY. IT WAS A MORE MODERN LOOK. HOWEVER THE BOREDOM DEPICTED IN THIS PICTURE CALLS FOR ANOTHER SHIFT.
IN THE 20TH CENTURY WOMEN MADE PERHAPS THE LARGEST SHIFT IN HISTORY... ENTERING THE WORKFORCE. DUE TO WAR AND THE ECONOMY, WOMEN WERE NOW PART OF THE WORKFORCE.
OVER JUST A FEW DECADES IN THE 20TH CENTURY THIS SHIFT OCCURRED WHERE WOMEN WERE NOT COOPED UP IN THEIR HOMES, BUT OUT IN THE CITY. NOTE THEIR APPEARANCE CHANGES IMMENSELY AS WELL.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES IN THIS PICTURE SHOW THE FREEDOM THEY NOW HAD. SKINNY WAS CONSIDERED NORMAL... NOTE THE DRESSING STYLE; SHORT DRESSES WITH HIGH HEELS AND TWO-PIECE SWIMSUITS.
THE POWER OF WOMEN! FOLLOWING CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENTS, WOMAN BEGAN MOVEMENTS FOR EQUALITY. THIS WOULD SHOCK THE WOMEN PREVIOUSLY DEPICTED EARLIER IN THIS EXHIBITION.
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