Mother and child care in art (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Mother and child care in art

Author: Alan E H Emery; Marcia L H Emery; Royal Society of Medicine Press (Great Britain); Royal College of Physicians of London.; Royal College of Midwives (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Royal Society of Medicine Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book each artwork, reproduced in full colour, is accompanied by an essay, tracing the history of mother and child care from Ancient Egypt to the present day. Featured artists include Rembrandt van Rijn, William Hogarth, Norman Rockwell and Alison Lapper, as well as numerous lesser known artists spanning the ages and the globe. The essays describe the relevance of each work of art and also detail the artists  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial Work
Atlases, Pictorial
Historical Works
Illustrations
Index not Present
Portraits
illustrated books
paintings (visual works)
Paintings
Pictorial works
Illustrated works
Ouvrages illustrés
Peintures
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan E H Emery; Marcia L H Emery; Royal Society of Medicine Press (Great Britain); Royal College of Physicians of London.; Royal College of Midwives (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781853156298 1853156299
OCLC Number: 74120551
Notes: At foot of title: Royal College of Midwives, Royal College of Physicians.
Includes ribbon book mark attached at top of spine.
Description: x, 140 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: 1. Cutting corn in ancient Egypt (c 1250 B.C.), anonymous --
2. Aristotle contemplating a bust of Homer (1653) by Rembrandt van Rijn --
3. Presentation of the fetus in utero (9th-10th century), anonymous --
4. disease woman (c 1420-1430), anonymous --
5. Female anatomy (1543) by Andreas Vesalius --
6. From conception to delivery (1880) by Yoshitora Utagawa --
7. February (c 1416) by the Limberg Brothers --
8. wedding feast (c 1568) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder --
9. health of the bride (1889) by Stanhope Forbes --
10. Pregnant woman (Maternity) (1913) by Marc Chagall --
11. longing of a pregnant woman (1839) by Honore Daumier --
12. Cunicularii, or the wise men of Godliman in Consultation (1726) by William Hogarth --
13. Birthing stool, ancient Egypt (c A.D. 150-200), anonymous, and The queen delivering in ancient seated posture (1236-1237) by al-Wasiti --
14. Caesarean section (c 1000) by al-Beruni --
15. 32. Detail from Orphrey (late 14th century), anonymous --
33. family of the Stone Grinder (c 1653-1655) by Gerard ter Borch --
34. Foundling girls in their school dresses at prayer in the chapel (c 1877) by Sophie Anderson --
35. captured truant (1850) by Thomas Brooks --
36. Le Medecine des Pauvres (doctor for the poor) (1857) by Jules Leonard --
37. Roma making an offering to Astarte (c 1400 B.C.), anonymous --
38. Inheritance (1903-1905) by Edvard Munch --
39. Vaccination by Edward Jenner against smallpox, 1796 (1879) by Georges Gaston Theodore Melingue --
40. Diphtheria or Lazarillo de Tormes (1819) by Francisco Goya --
41. Playing at doctors (1863) by Frederick Daniel Hardy --
42. sick child (1885) by Eugene Carriere --
43. convalescent (1888) and the convalescent (1945) by Helen Schjerfbeck --
44. Ivory female diagnostic statuette (18th-early 19th century), anonymous --
45. 59. fetus (c 1905) by Gustav-Adolf Mossa --
60. Cornucopia of contraception, ancient and modern (1984) and Intrauterine device collection (nd), assembled by Percy Skuy --
61. Child After a liver transplant (1989) by Sir Roy Calne --
62. Lumbar puncture (1996-1997) by Susan Macfarlane --
63. Cytogenetics : a lesson on typing the chromosomes (1996-1997) by Susan Macfarlane --
64. Bathsheba with King David's letter (1654) by Rembrandt van Rijn --
65. Just what is it that makes today's home so different, so appealing? (1956) by Richard Hamilton --
66. Eugenia Martinez Vallejo, La Monstrua (c 1680) by Juan Carreno de Miranda --
67. Medical genetics in the prevention of handicap (1983) by Timothy Chalk, Paul Grime, David Wilkinson (Artist's Collective) --
selection of works of art depicting mother and child care.
Responsibility: Alan E.H. Emery and Marcia L.H. Emery ; foreword by John Hanson.

Abstract:

"In this book each artwork, reproduced in full colour, is accompanied by an essay, tracing the history of mother and child care from Ancient Egypt to the present day. Featured artists include Rembrandt van Rijn, William Hogarth, Norman Rockwell and Alison Lapper, as well as numerous lesser known artists spanning the ages and the globe. The essays describe the relevance of each work of art and also detail the artists themselves, making this book a unique treasure trove of information for all who share in the authors' love of art, history, moterhood and child care."--Jacket.

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