Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-257)
1. James McNeill Whistler : a mother's boy? -- 2. Walter Sickert, Jack the Ripper and Bohemian London -- 3. Augustus John, his sister Gwen, and Rodin -- 4. Pre-Raphaelite women : slaves to an ideal -- 5. The Bloomsbury Group : living in squares, loving in triangles -- 6. Sunday Reed, Sidney Nolan and the Heide Circle -- 7. Drawing it together.
This book is about the contribution of women to the lives of famous artists. Although women have given so much to these artists, this selfless contribution has been largely overlooked by art historians.