Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Dorotea Bucca

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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

Dorotea Bucca
b. 1360, Italy; d. 1436, Italy

Dorotea Bucca (Bocchi) succeeded her father as professor of medicine and philosophy at the University of Bologna in 1390. She held the post for more than forty years.

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