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Re: women in gardens ideas

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MPBC90
Tue, 20 Apr 1999 21:38:22 EDT


In a message dated 4/20/99 7:45:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
owner-artsednet-digest.edu writes:

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>> I am researching the imagery of women in gardens and women with flowers.
Can
>> anyone recommend any books or resources on this subject?
>>
>> Thanks so much.
>>
>> Michelle T.
>> artheart1 >>

How about tying in the painting, The Birth of Venus (except there is a bare
woman's breast, I think)? Maybe her hair covers some, so you won't get as
many giggles. High Renaissance, I think. This is if you want the history
lesson, too, it is a famous painting of Venus/goddess-like, huge clam shell,
tons of floral reference...or maybe some Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
works of art.
MP in NY