(1890 1945)

Some women painters whose work will be in the public domain in 2016

Obviously there are probably many, many more, and this is a very West-centric list, but these are the ones I’ve come across so far. Feel free to add more!

  • Elisabeth Andrae (German, 1876 - 1945)
  • Caroline Atkinson (American, 1871 - 1945)
  • Lena Cornelia ten Bosch (Dutch, 1890 - 1945)
  • Hedwig  Burkhardt (Swiss, 1863 - 1945)
  • Emily Carr (Canadian, 1871 - 1945)
  • Margaret Collyer (British, 1872 - 1945)
  • Louise Cox (American, 1865 - 1945)
  • Henriette Dubois-Damart (French, 1885 - 1945)
  • Helen Forbes (American, 1891 - 1945)
  • Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale (English, 1871 - 1945)
  • Anna Gildemeester (Dutch, 1867 - 1945)
  • Wiktorya J. Gorynska (Polish, 1902 - 1945)
  • ‘Johanna’ Georgine Haverkamp-Machwirth (Dutch, 1874 - 1945)
  • Ruth Hollingsworth (British, 1880 - 1945)
  • Louise Charlotte Koogh Holtum (American, 1872 - 1945)
  • Almira A. Judson (American, 1868 - 1945)
  • Gerda Knudsen (Norwegian, 1899 - 1945)
  • Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867 - 1945)
  • Otolia Kraszewska (Polish, 1859 - 1945)
  • Else Lasker-Schüler (German, 1869 - 1945) 
  • Thérèse Lessore (French, 1884 - 1945)
  • Jeanne Lombard (Swiss, 1865 - 1945)
  • Theodora Elisabeth Wolterbeek Muller (Dutch, 1876 - 1945)
  • Anne Wells Munger (American, 1862 - 1945)
  • Meta Plückebaum (German, 1876 - 1945)
  • Clara Siewert (German, 1862 - 1945)
  • Jeanette Slager (Dutch, 1881 - 1945)
  • Adelheid Fanny Martha Stettler (Swiss, 1870 - 1945)
  • Venny Soldan-Brofeldt (Finnish, 1863 - 1945)
  • Isabel Hunter Tweddle (Australian, 1875 - 1945)
  • May Vale (Australian, 1862 - 1945)
  • Mabel May Woodward (American, 1877 - 1945)