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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: on September 26, 1832, Victorian painter Rebecca Solomon, one of the first Jewish women artists of note, was born. Steve Benson considers how differently she saw the world than her male contemporaries, and how that perspective shaped her art.
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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: on September 26, 1832, Victorian painter Rebecca Solomon, one of the first Jewish women artists of note, was born. Steve Benson considers how differently she saw the world than her male contemporaries, and how that perspective shaped her art.

Steve Benson on the Birth of Rebecca Solomon

This Week in History: on September 26, 1832, Victorian painter Rebecca Solomon, one of the first Jewish women artists of note, was born. Steve Benson considers how differently she saw the world than her male contemporaries, and how that perspective shaped her art.
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This Week in History: on September 26, 1832, Victorian painter Rebecca Solomon, one of the first Jewish women artists of note, was born. Steve Benson considers how differently she saw the world than her male contemporaries, and how that perspective shaped her art.

Hedda Sterne Protests the “Monster National Exhibition.”

May 20, 1950
“I never thought in terms of a career, but I worked with tremendous urgency." - Artist Hedda Sterne

Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950

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Abstract artist Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950. 
Photograph by Gjon Mili, courtesy of LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.
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Abstract artist Hedda Sterne, January 1, 1950. 
Photograph by Gjon Mili, courtesy of LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.

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Pharaoh Notes the Importance of the Jewish People by James Tissot circa 1896-1902

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Pharaoh Notes the Importance of the Jewish People, by James Tissot, circa 1896-1902.

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Pharaoh Notes the Importance of the Jewish People, by James Tissot, circa 1896-1902.

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"Orestes Pursued by the Furies," 1921, by John Singer Sargent

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Orestes Pursued by the Furies, 1921, by John Singer Sargent.
Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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Orestes Pursued by the Furies, 1921, by John Singer Sargent.

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The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Ceiling

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The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.

The Creation of Eve on the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo.

Adele Bloch-Bauer

A wealthy socialite and salon hostess in her day, Adele Bloch-Bauer became the center of an historic legal case when her niece demanded the return of her portrait, stolen by the Nazis.

"Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait," 1907 by Gustav Klimt

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Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait, 1907 by Gustav Klimt, oil, silver and gold on canvas, 140 × 140 cm (55.1 × 55.1 in).
Courtesy of the Neue Gallery.
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Adele Bloch-Bauer's Portrait, 1907 by Gustav Klimt, oil, silver and gold on canvas, 140 × 140 cm (55.1 × 55.1 in).

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Tina Blau

Inspired by Dutch masters and by the quality of light she found in the natural world on trips to Holland and Italy, Tina Blau became the only Jewish woman artist of her generation to be recognized by her peers.

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