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Women and the art and science of collecting in eighteenth-century Europe

Title
Women and the art and science of collecting in eighteenth-century Europe [electronic resource] / edited by Arlene Leis and Kacie L. Wells.
ISBN
9780367856670
0367856670
9781000175189
1000175189
9781000175226
1000175227
9781000175202
1000175200
9780367856663
Publication
New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2021.
Copyright Notice Date
©2021
Physical Description
1 online resource ( xvii, 194 pages) : illustrations.
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
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Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Biographical / Historical Note
Arlene Leis is an independent art historian who received her PhD from University of York. Kacie L. Wills received her PhD in English from the University of California, Riverside, and is Assistant Professor of English at Illinois College.
Other formats
Print version: Women and the art and science of collecting in eighteenth-century Europe. New York, NY : Routledge, 2021
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 07, 2021
Series
Histories of material culture and collecting, 1700-1950.
The histories of material culture and collecting, 1700-1950
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : Women and the cultures of collecting
1. Science, gender and collecting : the Dutch eighteenth-century Ladies' Society for Physical Sciences of Middelburg
2. Between art and science : portraits of citrus fruit for Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici
3. Anne Vallayer-Coster's Still life with sea shells and coral
4. Maria Sibylla Merian : a woman's pioneering work in entomology
5. Sarah Sophia Banks's coin collection : female networks of exchange
6. Conversing with collecting the world : elite female sociability and learning through objects in the Age of Enlightenment
7. Portrait of Charlotte de France : from Naples to Sicily, a collection in transit
8. The collecting activity of Catherine II in eighteenth-century Russia : pioneering action or sheer demonstration of power?
9. "I made memorandums" : Mary Hamilton, sociability, and antiquarianism in the eighteenth-century collection
10. Eleanor Coade, John Soane, and the Coade caryatid
11. Anne Wagner's album (1795-1805) : collecting feminine friendship
12. An art cabinet in miniature : the dollhouse of Petronella Oortman
13. Collection, display, and conservation : the Print Room at Castletown House
14. Olivia Lanza di Mazzarino (1893-1970) : a lady's collection of eighteenth-century folding fans.
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