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

Author/creator Retford, Kate, 1974-
Other author/creatorPaul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Descriptionix, 294 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents '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.
General note"Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art."
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 235-282) and index.
LCCN 2005028456
ISBN0300110014 (cl-cloth : alk. paper)

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