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Women Artists of the 18th Century in France ~ Prof. Melissa Hyde

Prof. Melissa Hyde, an internationally renowned art historian and award-winning teacher at the University of Florida, will present her new research on women artists of the late eighteenth century in France on Thursday, October 27, in the Fine Arts Building, room 208.  The lecture will begin at 4:00 pm and is open to the UMKC campus community.

Prof. Hyde’s publications on this topic include Women, Art and the Politics of Identity in Eighteenth-Century Europe, co-edited with Jennifer Milam (Ashgate, 2003) and “Women and the Visual Arts in the Age of Marie-Antoinette” in  Anne Vallayer-Coster Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette, edited by Eik Kahng and Marianne Roland Michel (Yale University Press, 2002).  Currently Prof. Hyde is engaged in a study entitled Women in French Art: Rococo to Romanticism, co-authored with Mary Sheriff (National Museum of Women in the Arts, forthcoming in 2013).