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Thomas Gainsborough and the modern woman

Author: Thomas GainsboroughBenedict LecaAileen RibeiroAmber LudwigCincinnati Art Museum.All authors
Publisher: London : Giles, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By focussing on a single painting this new book brings a fresh approach to the study of an established artist.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
History
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Named Person: Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough; Thomas Gainsborough
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Gainsborough; Benedict Leca; Aileen Ribeiro; Amber Ludwig; Cincinnati Art Museum.; San Diego Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9781904832850 1904832857 9780931537370 0931537371
OCLC Number: 639862455
Notes: "This catalogue accompanies the exhibition ... at the Cincinnati Art Museum, September 18, 2010-January 2, 2011, and at the San Diego Museum of Art, January 29, 2011-May 1, 2011."
Description: 193 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Director's forewords / Aaron Betsky and Julia Marciari-Alexander --
Introduction / Benedict Leca --
Catalogue plates --
"A favourite among the demireps" : Thomas Gainsborough and the modern woman / Benedict Leca --
"A most extraordinary figure, handsome and bold" : Gainsborough's portrait of Ann Ford, 1760 / Aileen Ribeiro --
"Virtue in a vicious age" : fashioning feminine identity in eighteenth-century London / Amber Ludwig.
Responsibility: organized and edited by Benedict Leca ; essays by Benedict Leca, Aileen Ribeiro, Amber Ludwig.

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