Marie Antoinette's Influence On Women

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In Paris ever since the 1780s women have been becoming more successful in the art world possibly even more successful than men. Women in royal families are very important in the funding of the new aspiring female artists. Even with the limited opportunities given to women to learn painting skills some have been able to succeed. There is a limit of the number of women allowed to attend the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in France is limited and women could not attend drawing classes to learn how to draw historical events. Queen Marie Antoinette has begun to support Vallayer-Coster because of her portraits and paintings of people, along with her depiction of still life drawings (as pictured above). The comments made are not completely

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