Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Bernarda de la Cerda

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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

Bernarda de la Cerda
b. 1595, Oporto, Portugal; d. 1644, Lisbon

Bernarda de la Cerda (de Lacerda) was a Portuguese writer, scholar, and dramatist whose elegant lyrical poetry was known throughout Spain and Portugal. She published two volumes of poems, Hespaña libertada (1618) and Soledades de Buçaco (1634).

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