A Masterwork by the First Female History Painter to Show at a Paris Salon Is Headed to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

[ad_1] The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco has acquired Psyche Bidding Her Family Farewell (1791) by Marie-Guillemine Benoist—a rare work by a female Old Master, and the first history painting shown at the Paris salon by a woman artist. “Marie-Guillemine Benoist is in some ways really such an exceptional artist, but also sort of …

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