List of famous female art historians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female art historians list contains the most prominent and top females known for being art historians. There are thousand of females working as art historians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic art historians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a art historian then the people below should give you inspiration.
Everything from Anne Middleton Wagner to Margaretta M. Lovell is included on this list.While this isn't a list of all female art historians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female art historians?" and "Who are the best female art historians?"
Birgit Rausing is a Swedish art historian and philanthropist, the widow of Gad Rausing. She is the daughter of Swedish landscape painter Henry Mayne. In 1944 her father-in-law Ruben Rausing founded Tetra Pak, which revolutionized the packaging of liquids such as juices and milk. The company was ...more
Profession: Art Historiansee more on Birgit Rausing
Michael Ann Holly
Michael Ann Holly is an art historian. ...more
Profession: Art Historian, Teacher
Edith Porada was the Arthur Lehman Professor of Art History and Archeology at Columbia University. ...more
Age: Died at 82 (1912-1994)
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Profession: Art Historiansee more on Edith Porada
Mary D. Sheriff is the W. R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. ...more
Profession: Art Historian