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Mrs. Abington as Miss Prue in Love for Love by William Congreve

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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
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00296.13
Description: Angelica Kauffman: Art and Sensibility
WHEN THE ENGLISH art critic and painter William Hazlitt noted that the “relationship between the portrait-painter and his amiable sitters is one of established custom...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.43-75
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00255.003
Description: Paul Mellon’s Legacy: A Passion for British Art
When Painting in England, 1700–1850, from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon was shown at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1964–65, Basil Taylor characterised the exhibition as having ‘been very much...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
Related print edition pages: pp.29-39
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00232.003

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