Art Under Attack One Hundred Years Ago; or, A Fight for Women’s Suffrage

SEE:  http://byuwsr.blogspot.com/2014/03/art-under-attack-one-hundred-years-ago.html Exactly one hundred years ago, on 10 March 1914, a suffragette slashed Diego Velázquez’s Rokeby Venus with a meat cleaver at the National Gallery in London. The canvas was fully restored at a later time. Mary Raleigh Richardson was this suffragette. Richardson was reported of saying the following in The Times on 11 March 1914: "I have tried to destroy the … Continue reading Art Under Attack One Hundred Years Ago; or, A Fight for Women’s Suffrage

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