How This Painting Campaigned for Women’s Rights | TateShots

How This Painting Campaigned for Women’s Rights | TateShots

This is ‘Nameless and Friendless’ by Emily Mary Osborn. Painted in 1857, it was intended as a political statement about women’s rights. In ‘Nameless and Friendless’ Osborn shows us the situation of a single vulnerable woman in Victorian England. Female artists were uncommon in Victorian times Her black dress suggests that she is mourning someone […]

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