Her True Shade

This gallery is a depiction of women. The different types of women (all shapes & sizes) & their beauty until todays art history. 

Femmes Nues Agenouillées (Nude women kneeling), Lalique, Rene (French, 1860-1945), Designer, 1932 - 1932, From the collection of: Corning Museum of Glass
Femmes Nues Agenouillées is a depiction of a nude women with her arms raised above her head and interlocked to show the curves and admiration of the female physique.
Elaborate Shabti of the "Lady of the House …," a title commonly used for married women, Unknown, 13th century BCE, From the collection of: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
"Lady of the house" from 13th century BCE is a reflection of a funerary statuette. Statuettes like so are placed in tombs for the elite like kings. Named "Lady of the house because her name was lost.
Women Riding a Donkey, Modesto Teixidor y Torres, ca.1890, From the collection of: Museo Art Nouveau y Art Déco - Casa Lis
Set in Barcelona this woman is going up hill on her jeweled donkey seeming caring groceries of some sort. The creator of this painting won a gold metal in an exhibition in 1880.
Two young women in the Ein Charod kibbutz, Süss, ca. 1934-1936, From the collection of: Jewish Museum Berlin
Unknowing if these two women are related or friends you can see in this photo a bond as one leans watching the other fill a water jug. It seems to be a warm day as they both are dressed comfortably.
Breton Women with Umbrellas, Emile Bernard, 1892, From the collection of: Musée d’Orsay, Paris
With a presence of exotic inspiration this painting is meticulously painted to isolated itself from all genres of realism. It is to be studied as shown, woman wth and without umbrellas enjoying a day on the lawn.
Three Studies of Women (recto); Four Studies of Hands and a Counterproof of a Kneeling Young Man (verso), Abraham Bloemaert, 1620s, From the collection of: The J. Paul Getty Museum
This drawling by Bloemoaert is of three women two of which are clear to the eye and one that is a little shaded. On creamy paper the artist meticulously drew each line to express the depth that he was looking. Each character has shiny looking skin from the white accents and the choice of paper the author chose to use.
Changing roles for women, 1939, From the collection of: Australian War Memorial
This photo by the head photographer, set in World War two era, this photo depicts an Australian woman pressing cartridge cases. The photographer purpose of this photo was to create social and political conversation surrounding the roles women play in the work place and possibly in the home as well.
Women from Transylvania, Arthur Coulin, 1903, From the collection of: Muzeul Național Brukenthal
This painting is of the artist wife and another woman. Both women are in traditional Saxon folk costume. Olga Coulin the artist wife inspired her husband to paint a thematic portrait.
Women of the Persian Gulf (Bender - Abbas), Schneider-Kainer, Lene, 1885/1971, From the collection of: Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History
Women of the Persian Gulf is a painting that I personally love. It is of a woman in a beautiful orange yellow and black dress holding a child. This is a photo that resinates with me. I love the bond between mother and child (assuming that is the relationship) the colors give more meaning to the bond and strength of the painting. the signature and title signed below offers dominance and assurance.
Two Women Embracing, Egon Schiele, 1915, From the collection of: Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
This Austrian expressionism though limited to a ten year artistic span yield the painting inspired by Gustav Klimit as well as the 1911 age when lesbianism was being dabbled in. The thought of two women weren't an acceptable aspect until 1911 so many of his works of art were being labeled as "friendship" pieces.