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Cinema & The Arts as Sermons: The Forgotten Masters

Updated: Jul 25, 2023

The Forgotten Masters

"How many female master painters can you name from history? If you said less than a handful, you're not alone. In fact, there were a multitude of women who achieved artistic brilliance and professional success since the early 1500s. In this video, professional artist Jill Poyerd guides the viewer through the lives of some of the most successful women painters prior to the Second World War, touching on their struggles, the limits they pushed, and how they lined up with some of the most famous masters in history. NOTE: Angelica Kauffman was a Swiss-born artist. Generally speaking, her painting life could be spit into thirds as far as residency: She lived approximately 1/3 of her life in Switzerland, 1/3 in England, and then 1/3 in Rome. The height of her career was while living in London, England. Music: The Piano by TheJRSoundDesign Sadness by TheJRSoundDesign Minimal Atmospheric Piano by TheJRSoundDesign Classical Piano 2 by TheJRSoundDesign Sad Piano Inspiration by TheJRSoundDesign Classical Piano 2 by TheJRSoundDesign Artistic by CommercialMusic" from video introduction.

God gifts all people men and women alike yet throughout history the sin of men has not only mistreated women but denied their gifts. In this excellent video from professional artist Jill Poyerd we are reminded of the beautiful works of female artist of the past many if not all on a par with the great masters! - Andy

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