Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Susanna Lorantffy

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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

Susanna Lorantffy
b. 1600, Ónod, Hungary; d. 1660, Sárospatak, Hungary

A passionate Calvinist, Zsuzsanna Lorántffy was the wife of György Rákóczi I, prince of Transylvania, and a partner in his successful struggle to introduce Protestant reforms. She sponsored the founding or development of several educational institutions, including the Reformed College at Sárospatak.

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