Phoebe Anna Traquair
By (author) Elizabeth Cumming
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Phoebe Anna Traquair by Elizabeth Cumming
Book DescriptionPhoebe Anna Traquair was one of the most remarkable figures in the Arts and Crafts movement and the Scottish cultural renaissance of the early twentieth century. Born in Dublin, she moved to Edinburgh in 1874 after her marriage to Dr Ramsay Traquair. A correspondent of John Ruskin, friend of William Holman Hunt and Robert Lorimer, she pursued a successful career as an artist, designer and craft worker and achieved international recognition. This book highlights her astonishing output as an artist and includes her work of a variety of different media such as mural decoration, painting, book illumination, jewellery and embroidery.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903278659
(245mm x 195mm x 10mm)
Imprint: National Galleries of Scotland
Publisher: National Galleries of Scotland
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Arts and Crafts artist-designers changed the lives of Scots. Through the furnishing of public buildings, exhibitions, church craft and home design, they aimed to restore beauty to everyday experience. This book provides a national context for the work of Margaret Macdonald and Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Robert Lorimer, and Phoebe Anna Traquair.
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