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Fifty Works by Fifty British Women Artists 1900–1950

An exhibition curated by Sacha Llewellyn.

This exhibition highlights the creative work of women artists active in the first half of the 20th century.

Despite the inequality of opportunity for women artists to train, exhibit and sell their work in the early 20th century, many produced powerful work. A diverse collection of fifty works by fifty British women artists, from portraits and self-portraits, landscapes and cityscapes to industrials scenes and images of war feature in this show.

Image: Anna Zinkeisen (1901–1976), All the Colours of the Rainbow, 1942, oil en grisaille, 16 x 20 in. (40.5 x 50.8 cm) Collection of Rose Grimond / © The Artist's Estate