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Mrs. Delany & her circle

Author: Mark Laird; Alicia Weisberg-Roberts; Yale Center for British Art.; Sir John Soane's Museum.; Fitzwilliam Museum.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale Center for British Art ; London : Sir John Soane's Museum ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, ©2009.
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At the age of seventy-two, Mary Delany, nee Mary Granville (1700-1788), embarked upon a series of nearly a thousand botanical collages, or 'paper mosaics', which would prove to be the crowning  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Mrs. Delany & her circle.
New Haven : Yale Center for British Art ; London : Sir John Soane's Museum ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, c2009
(OCoLC)665225444
Named Person: Delany, Mrs.; Delany, Mrs.; Delany, Mrs; Delany, Mrs.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Laird; Alicia Weisberg-Roberts; Yale Center for British Art.; Sir John Soane's Museum.; Fitzwilliam Museum.
ISBN: 9780300142792 030014279X
OCLC Number: 317471755
Notes: Publication to accompany an exhibition organised by the Yale Center for British Art in association with Sir John Soane's Museum, London, which will be on view at the Yale Center for British Art, Sept. 24, 2009-Jan 3, 2010 and at Sir John Soane's Museum, Feb. 18-May 1, 2010.
Description: xi, 283 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Mrs. Delany & the court / Clarissa Campbell-Orr --
Mary Delany's embroidered court dress / Clare Browne --
Dressing for court : sartorial politics & fashion news in the age of Mary Delany / Hannah Greig --
The theory & practice of female accomplishment / Amanda Vickery --
Mrs. Delany's paintings & drawings : adorning Aspasia's closet / Kim Sloan --
Mary Delany : epistolary utterances, cabinet spaces, & natural history / Maria Zytaruk --
Mrs. Delany's circles of cutting & embroidering in home & garden / Mark Laird --
Mrs. Delany's natural history & zoological activities : "a beautiful mixture of pretty objects" / Janice Neri --
Novelty in nomenclature : the botanical horizons of Mary Delany / John Edmondson --
A progress in plants : Mrs. Delany's botanical sources / Lisa Ford --
The "paper mosaick" practice of Mrs. Delany & her circle / Kohleen Reeder --
An intimate and intricate mosaic : Mary Delany & her use of paper / Peter Bower.
Other Titles: Mrs. Delany and her circle
Responsibility: edited by Mark Laird & Alicia Weisberg-Roberts.

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"Handsome, sumptuously illustrated ... of interest to specialists and laypeople alike."--Jon Lackman, Art History Newsletter -- Jon Lackman Art History Newsletter

 
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