ArtBabble: Rachel Ruysch en Women in Art: Flowers in a Glass Vase by Rachel Ruysch <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-series"> <div class="field-label">Series:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/series/frame-exploring-detroit-institute-arts">In The Frame: Exploring the Detroit Institute of Arts</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/detroit-institute-arts">Detroit Institute of Arts</a> </div> </div> </div> This episode focus's on the contributions of women artist's as represented trough varied eras and genres in the DIA's collection. Can You Catch the Scent of Roses? It almost seems possible with poesies, tulips, and roses painted with such precision by artist Rachel Ruysch. Her father Frederick was a distinguished scientist, professor of anatomy, and head of botanical gardens at the university in Amsterdam. Ruysch was able to study her subject in great detail because of her father’s extensive work with plants. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Becoming / Being an Artist Dutch Artists Dutch Paintings European Painting Flowers in a Glass Vase Rachel Ruysch Women Artists women in art European Art Detroit Institute of Arts fcb6b37a861a1346 Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:47:40 +0000 DetroitInstituteofArts 7952 at