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MRS. DELANY & HER CIRCLE. Ed. by Mark Laird and Alicia Weisberg-Roberts. Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2009. Organized and published in association with Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Published in association with Yale University Press, New Haven. 296 pp. with 293 ills. (210 col.). 30 x 25 cm. LC 2009-24157 ISBN 9780300142792 In English.
Explores the life and work of amateur artist, craftswoman and garden designer Mary Delany (1700-1788), a central figure in certain aristocratic and intellectual circles in and around London and an insightful commentator on 18th-century British society, documenting an ambitious exhibition that featured numerous examples of the elaborate paper collages depicting botanical specimens for which Delany is best known today, as well as exquisitely embroidered gowns, delicately cut silhouettes, animal drawings and other works that underscore her rich creative life.
Artist(s):Delany, Mary
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1600-1800 — Several Media — Women Artists
Plans: 71,02,04,30
Worldwide Number: 032885
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