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The Ladies Waldegrave

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Description: The Art of Dress: Fashion in England and France, 1750 to 1820
It can hardly be said that any sense of entente cordiale existed between England and France in the period covered by this book; even at times when there were no overt hostilities in Europe...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.33-80
Description: Reynolds: Portraiture in Action
~~Throughout the 1780s, the Great Room at Somerset House also became an arena in which Reynolds showcased a series of ambitious experiments in female portraiture. These included boldly coloured, tautly composed and slickly painted portraits of aristocratic women in modern dress: Lady Dorothy Worsley outfitted en militaire, her...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.383-423
Description: Art on the Line: The Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780–1836
PORTRAITURE WAS THE ROYAL ACADEMY’S source of sustenance and its pervasive poison. Blamed for the failure of history painting and viewed as a sign of...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.93-109

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