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Explore the work of women artists and portrayals of women in the collection in this selection of paintings and consider what each painting tells us about the woman depicted or the woman who painted it.

Most of these paintings are on display in the Gallery. Find the location of a painting in the key facts tab on its individual painting page.

A closer look at 'Eva Gonzalès'

Take a closer look at Manet's 'Eva Gonzalès' from the perspectives of an artist, a conservator and a framing specialist, in this short video.
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Discover Manet & Eva Gonzalès

In this exhibition, come away with new ideas about this painting, its creator and subject, and find out about what it can tell us about the experience of women as artists.
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