Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Josephine Kablick

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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

Josephine Kablick
b. 1787, Czechoslovakia; d. 1863, Czechoslovakia

Josephine Kablick was a paleontologist and botanist. She collected plant and fossil samples for institutions throughout Europe, as well as for her own collection. Fittingly, many of the fossils and plants in those institutions are named in her honor.

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