Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Beatrix Galindo

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Beatrix Galindo
b. 1474, Spain; d. 1534, Spain

Beatrix Galindo, nicknamed La Latina, was a professor at the University of Salamanca in Spain and taught literature, philosophy, and medicine. Known for her skill in Latin, she was appointed tutor to the children of Queen Isabella of Castile.

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