Women in Art and History

Paula Modersohn-Becker

Paula Modersohn-Becker   by Anja Weinberger Paula Modersohn-Becker   by Anja Weinberger For many years I have been fascinated by the paintings of Paula Modersohn-Becker. The touching figures, the earthy colors, the direct gaze that fixes you out of many...

Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

The Empresses Elisabeth, Maria Theresa, perhaps Zita – for the most part, the collective memory stops at this point to remember other Habsburg women. Historiography is still too masculine to be associated with mostly …

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia by Anja WeinbergerTruly astonishing things happen when you try to learn more about Anna Bon. Like a mirage, she appears on the horizon of music history in the 1750s, only to disappear again in the mid-1760s. During this rather short period, she...

The Story of Henriette Alexandrine of Nassau-Weilburg or: How the Christmas Tree Came to Vienna

How the Christmas tree came to Viennaby Julia MeisterThe Story of Henriette Alexandrine of Nassau-Weilburg or: How the Christmas Tree Came to ViennaThe only Protestant woman buried in the Capuchin crypt - that Viennese attraction popular with tourists, which...
Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

Isabella of Bourbon-Parmaby Julia MeisterIsabella of Bourbon-Parma: Caught in the Rigid Corset of the CourtThe...

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia by Anja WeinbergerTruly astonishing things happen when you try to learn more about Anna Bon. Like...