Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Christine de Pisan

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Christine de Pisan. Le Livre de la Cité des Dames (The Book of the City of Women), circa 1405. Manuscripts Department, Western Section, Fr. 607, Paris. From The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan’s Cité des Dames, by Maureen Quilligan (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991). (Image: Library of Congress/Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris)

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