Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Hortensia von Moos

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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

Hortensia von Moos
b. 1659, Maienfeld, Switzerland; d. 1715, Maienfeld, Switzerland

Swiss scholar Hortensia von Moos, also known as Hortensia von Salis, had extensive knowledge of many subjects, including theology and medicine, but she is known for her writings on the status of women.

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