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Podcast Episode 54: Rachel Ruysch


In this episode of Accessible Art History: The Podcast, I'm exploring the life and works of Dutch Golden Age artist Rachel Ruysch. She was not only a successful still life painter, but also a mother of ten! To learn more about her, check out the episode. You can listen here or download it on your favorite platform. If you enjoy it, please consider leaving a rate and review!


 

Cover Image: Portrait of Rachel Ruysch by Godfried Schalcken

Before 1706

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Frederick Ruysch

1694

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Rachel Ryusch and her husband Juriaan Pool

c. 1749

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Roses, Convolvulus, Poppies and Other Flowers in an Urn on a Stone Ledge

1688

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Detail from above work














Detail from above work




















 

Sources


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel_Ruysch


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederik_Ruysch


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/early-europe-and-colonial-americas/reformation-counter-reformation/v/ruysch-flowers-insects


https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-rachel-ruyschs-exquisite-lifes-revolutionized-form


https://artherstory.net/rachel-ruysch-1664-1750-a-birthday-post/


https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/artists/rachel-ruysch


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqToJVkIxU4&t=7s


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roses,_Convolvulus,_Poppies,_and_Other_Flowers_in_an_Urn_on_a_Stone_Ledge


https://nmwa.org/art/collection/roses-convolvulus-poppies-and-other-flowers-urn-stone-ledge/


https://nmwa.org/art/artists/rachel-ruysch/




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