Phoebe Anna Traquair by Elizabeth Cumming
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Phoebe Anna Traquair
By Elizabeth Cumming

Phoebe Anna Traquair

1852-1936

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Format: Hardback

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Phoebe Anna Traquair by Elizabeth Cumming

Book Description

Phoebe 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 Details

ISBN: 9781903278659
ISBN-10: 1903278651
Format: Hardback
(245mm x 195mm x 10mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: National Galleries of Scotland
Publisher: National Galleries of Scotland
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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