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Scandalous Academician: Mary Moser

Mary Moser (1744-1819) was “one of the most celebrated women artists of 18th-century Britain,” yet today she’s mostly overlooked. In honor of the 265th anniversary of her birth, we’ve rounded up some of the most interesting facts about Moser. 1. Mary Moser received training from George III’s own drawing master—her father, George Michael Moser, an artist [...]