The Beauty of Women

A look at how women have shaped our idea of beauty over time.

Geisha, Artist: Kano Eisen II, -1/1, From the collection of: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Bust of Cleopatra, Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi, about 1519 - 1522, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Portrait of a Noblewoman, Lavinia Fontana, ca. 1580, From the collection of: National Museum of Women in the Arts
Joan of Arc, Workshop of Peter Paul Rubens, circa 1620 (?) and after 1640, From the collection of: North Carolina Museum of Art
Marie-Antoinette with the Rose, Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, 1783, From the collection of: Palace of Versailles
African Venus, Charles-Henri-Joseph Cordier, 1851, From the collection of: The Walters Art Museum
Me, Eulabee Dix, ca. 1899, From the collection of: National Museum of Women in the Arts
Elza Soares, Schwartz, Madalena, 1973, From the collection of: Instituto Moreira Salles
Rosario, Cristina, Ester, White Fence Gang, East Los Angeles, Estados Unidos, Graciela Iturbide, 1986, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
Kaldor Public Art Project 12: Vanessa Beecroft 1999, Vanessa Beecroft, 2, 4 & 5 August 1999, From the collection of: Kaldor Public Art Projects
Aay Mask!!, Maria Veronica Leon Veintemilla, 2015, From the collection of: Ecuador - Biennale Arte 2015
Ballettissimo, Czech National Ballet, Uwe Scholz, 2015/2015, From the collection of: Prague National Theatre
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