Florine Stettheimer, said No to her friends Marchel Duchamp and other innovators (avant-garde modes) and the academic modes. She went on to invent something of het own and that was called 'feminine'. Says Linda Nochlin, art historian, in 1975, in the article What Is Female Imagery?
Elizabeth Boott Duveneck, American, 1846-1888. Autumn Foliage,Oil on wood panel, 1882. Individual Panel: 35 15/16 x 10 in. (91.3 x 25.4 cm) Framed with other panels: 36 x 47 1/2 in. (91.4 x 120.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum
Floral Still Life with Roses and Lyre 1878 by Elizabeth Boott Duveneck Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 36 x 14 inches Signature: Initialed E.B. and dated in Roman numerals at bottom of scroll Comment: Dedicated to the artist’s friend Alice with the inscription Aliciae Amicae Dilectissimae on the scroll.