Claire Treu

Posts by Claire Treu

Celebrating Women’s History Month A spotlight on the works of Jessica Rath and Jenny Yurshansky.

March 23, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art at Chapman University

According to a story by Pliny the Elder, a Roman writer from the first century C.E., the first drawing ever made was a portrait of a lover by a woman named Dibutades. After tracing the silhouette on the wall, Dibutades’ father created a clay model of the drawing. To no surprise, in Pliny the Elder’s

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