Annie Stebler-Hopf (Swiss, 1861–1918), Autopsy (Professor Poirier, Paris), 1889. Oil on canvas, 44 7/8 x 57 7/8 in. Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

Elizabeth Nourse (American, 1859–1938), A Mother, 1888. Oil on canvas, 45 1/2 x 32 in. Cincinnati Art Museum. Gift of the Procter & Gamble Company, 2003.93. Courtesy American Federation of Arts

Berthe Morisot (French, 1841–1895), Lucie Léon at the Piano, 1892. Oil on canvas, 25 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. Collection of Drs. Tobia and Morton Mower, Denver, CO

Paula Modersohn-Becker (German, 1876–1907), Recto: Girl with a Baby among the Birch Trees, 1905. Oil on cardboard, 27 1/2 x 22 in. Verso: Self-Portrait: A Study in Black, Gray, and White, c. 1898–1900. Mixed media on cardboard, 27 1/2 x 22 in. Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA. Gift of Margaret S. Travers in memory of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D., and Marjory Spindle Strauss, 94.21

Anna Elizabeth Klumpke (American, 1856–1942), Rosa Bonheur, 1898. Oil on canvas, 46 1/8 x 38 5/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the artist, in memory of Rosa Bonheur, 1922.22.222

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926), Portrait of an Elderly Lady in a Bonnet: Red Background, c. 1887. Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 1/2 in. Birmingham Museum of Art, Gift of Mahdah R. Kniffen Estate

Louise Breslau (Swiss, 1856–1927), The Friends, 1881. Oil on canvas, 33 1/2 x 63 in. © Musée d’Art et d'Histoire, Ville de Genève, inv. n° 1883-0002. Photo: Bettina Jacot-Descombes. Courtesy American Federation of Arts

Marie Bracquemond (French, 1840–1916), The Woman in White, 1880. Oil on canvas, 71 x 41 3/8 in. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, on deposit at Musée de Cambrai, RF2751

Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822–1899), Plowing in Nivernais, 1850. Oil on canvas, 52 1/2 x 102 in. Collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida, Florida State University, Sarasota, FL. Bequest of John Ringling, 1936, SN433. Courtesy American Federation of Arts

Marie Bashkirtseff (Ukrainian, 1858–1884), In the Studio, 1881. Oil on canvas, 60 5/8 x 73 1/4 in. Dnipropetrovsk State Art Museum, Ukraine, KH-4234. Photo: Dnipropetrovsk/Bridgeman Images. Courtesy American Federation of Arts

Harriet Backer (Norwegian, 1845–1932), Autumn at Strålsjøen, 1894. Oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 44 1/8 in. National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, NG.M.01035

Louise Abbéma (French, 1858–1927), Lunch in the Greenhouse, 1877. Oil on canvas, 76 3/8 x 121 1/4 in. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Pau, France, 878.1.1. Courtesy American Federation of Arts

A fully illustrated catalogue, Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900, has been published by the American Federation of Arts and Yale University Press. Along with an art-historical overview by curator Laurence Madeline, the catalogue includes essays by Jane R. Becker, collections management associate, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Richard Kendall, former curator at large, Clark Art Institute; Bridget Alsdorf, associate professor, History of Art, Princeton University; and Vibeke Hansen, curator, Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo.