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Spotlight Tour: Women’s Health and Art, with Eve Crompton ’24
One of the works Eve Crompton will discuss is Erich Heckel’s 1912–13 painting To the Convalescent Woman (Triptych).
Eve Crompton will analyze historical social attitudes toward female health and illness as she examines representations of women in art.
In this tour, Eve Crompton ’24 will analyze historical social attitudes toward female health and illness as she examines a selection of representations of women in art. She will look at an Attic grave stele, Woman dying in childbirth (c. 330 BCE); the painting Mother and Child (c. 1901), which Pablo Picasso was inspired to make after visiting a French prison hospital; and Erich Heckel’s painting To the Convalescent Woman (Triptych) (1912–13). An integrative biology student, ... view more »
Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.
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