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List of famous female paintings, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female paintings list contains the most prominent and top females known for being paintings. There are thousand of females working as paintings in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic paintings have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a painting then the people below should give you inspiration.

People on this list include Shan Sa and Suchitra Krishnamoorthi.

While this isn't a list of all female paintings, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female paintings?" and "Who are the best female paintings?"
Veronica Carlson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Paintings
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Veronica Carlson is an English model and actress, famous for her roles in Hammer horror films. Born as Veronica Mary Glazer, Veronica Carlson spent most of her childhood in Germany where her father was stationed. She attended the Thetford Girls' School and later, High Wycombe College of Technology and Design, where she studied art and participated in college amateur productions. In her mid-twenties, Veronica played a few minor parts in films and television programmes. James Carreras, the boss of Hammer Films, saw one of her photographs in a newspaper and offered her a role opposite Christopher Lee in Dracula Has Risen from the Grave. She was best known in the late 1960s for a series of roles ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Carolina Gynning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Paintings
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Carolina Gynning Nilsson is a Swedish glamour model, actress, author, jewelry designer and television presenter. She started her career as a model at age sixteen. She entered the Big Brother house in 2004 and emerged as the winner of that season. Gynning has since made a career as a television presenter on TV4 and Kanal5, and also as an artist and author of several books. Gynning has participated in several television shows after Big Brother such as I huvudet på Gynning, and as a celebrity dancer in season one of Let's Dance. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden

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Julie Mehretu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Paintings
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Julie Mehretu is an artist, best known for her densely layered abstract paintings and prints. She lives and works in New York City. Mehretu shares her New York studio with her partner, the artist Jessica Rankin. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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#36 on The Best LGBTQ+ Painters Of All Time

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Adélaïde Dufrénoy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Paintings
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Adélaïde-Gillette Dufrénoy was a French poet and painter from Brittany. The daughter of Jacques Billet, a jeweller for the Crown of Poland, she had a lavish education and learnt Latin to a proficient enough level that she was able to translate the works of Horace and Virgil. A M. Laya would later introduce her to French poetry, which would capture her imagination for years to come. At the age of fifteen, she married a rich prosecutor, Simon Petit-Dufrenoy, at the Châtelet de Paris. Her marital home became the meeting-place of the beaux-esprits of the city, which influenced her towards a true poetic vocation. In 1787, her career as a writer started in earnest with a small work titled Boutade, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 60 (1765-1825)

Birthplace: Nantes, France

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