International Women's Day 2015 | Sunday 8 March

Detail from Mildred Anne Butler (1858-1941), 'The Lilac Phlox, Kilmurry, County Kilkenny'.

Mildred Anne Butler (1858-1941)
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Detail from René Théodore Berthon, 'Lady Sydney Morgan (1778-1859), Author', 1818.

Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614)
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Detail from Kasimir Dunin-Markievicz, 'Countess Markievicz (1868-1927), Artist and Revolutionary', 1899.

Mainie Jellett (1897-1944)
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Detail from Francis Cotes, ' Maria, Countess of Coventry (1733-1760), renowned beauty, 1751'.

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
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Detail from Eva Gonzales, 'Children playing on Sand Dunes, Grand Camp', 1877-78.

Gabriele Münter (1877-1962)
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ackie Nickerson (b.1960), ‘Seamus Heaney (b. 1939), Poet, Playwright, Translator, Nobel Laureate’, 2007. © Jackie Nickerson

Sarah Purser (1848-1943)
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Detail from Margaret Clarke (1888-1961), 'Julia O’Brien, (1906-1987)'.

Margaret Clarke (1888-1961)
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Detail from Helen Mabel Trevor, 'Self-portrait', 1890s.

Helen Mabel Trevor (1831-1900)
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