Music: Inferior

Women have yet to equal men as masters of the fine arts. They have aspired to them, plodded away at them, had very creditable results in occasional instances. They have produced a painter like Mary Cassatt, but Painter Cassatt specialized in women & children, in subjects bound to be peculiarly within a woman's scope: like Rosa Bonheur, whose specialty was domestic animals. There are no women's names to be ranked with Velasquez, Franz Hals, Romney, Holbein. True, in literature they have done more with such handmaidens as George Eliot, Jane Austin, Charlotte...

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