The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová
Sunday, June 01, 2014 -
Monday, June 30, 2014
Where: National Museum of Women in the Arts – 1250 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005
When: Through November 14, 2014
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Helena Bochořáková-Dittrichová (1894–1980) was a Czech graphic artist whose 1929 novel is widely acknowledged to be the first wordless novel created by a woman. Her appealing and warm woodcut style was influenced by pioneering Belgian graphic artist Frans Masereel.