Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Bridget Tott

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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

Bridget Tott
b. 1610, Fårupgård, Denmark; d. 1662, Sorø, Denmark

The correct spelling of this name is BIRGITTE THOTT.

Birgitte Thott, a champion of women's right to education, produced the first translations of classical works in Danish. Her greatest achievement in the field was her edition of Seneca's Philosophus (1658).

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