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Creator:
Retford, Kate, 1974-
Title(s):

The art of domestic life : family portraiture in eighteenth-century England / Kate Retford.

Published/Created:
New Haven ; London : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
ix, 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
ND1313.4 .R48 2006 (LC)
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Table of contents
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-282) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and society -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Family -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Family in art.
Portrait painting, English -- 18th century.
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  • 'A sort of sex in souls' : marriage and the pendant portrait
  • 'Delicious harmony' : marriage and the double portrait
  • 'A title of so much tenderness' : the art of motherhood
  • 'Think not the nursery's care beneath your notice' : the art of fatherhood
  • Family history and the politics of dynasty
  • The battle of the pictures.