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30 January 2019
Rachel Ruysch (1664-1750), only painted flowers. She was married and had ten children; yet her talent was widely recognised by her contemporaries. (It seems as if these talented women weren’t ignored in their – often long – lifetimes, it’s afterwards they are quite forgotten, when it’s only the reputations of their male contemporaries that survive. Men forge reputations maybe.)
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