The life of Anne Damer : portrait of a Regency artist / Jonathan David Gross.

The first biography of Anne Damer since 1908, The Life of Anne Damer: Portrait of a Regency Artist, by Jonathan Gross, draws on previously unpublished letters to explore the life and legacy of England's first significant female sculptor. This biography will interest historians of Georgian, Engl...

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Main Author: Gross, Jonathan David, 1962- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on the Text
  • Chapter 1: "Peerless Ailesbury"
  • Chapter 2: Marriage to John Damer
  • Chapter 3: "Witches 'Round the Cauldron"
  • Chapter 4: Disaster
  • Chapter 5: "Too Strictly Right Ever to be Beloved"
  • Chapter 6: The "Widow's Joys"
  • Chapter 7: The Sylph and Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 8: Damer's Second Trip to Italy
  • Chapter 9: Park Place and Hieroglyphic Tales
  • Chapter 10: Theatricals at Richmond House
  • Chapter 11: Damer's Correspondence with Charles Hotham
  • Chapter 12: A Shifting Ménage à Trois
  • Chapter 13: Departure for Lisbon
  • Chapter 14: Return to England
  • Chapter 15: Anne Damer as Sculptor
  • Chapter 16: Damer as Sculptor, Attempts at a Brief Catalogue Raisonné
  • Chapter 17: Anne Damer and Mary Berry on Literature
  • Chapter 18: Damer in Portugal
  • Chapter 19: Damer's Return from Lisbon, "A Proselyte to Painting"
  • Chapter 20: Damer and Walpole
  • Chapter 21: "That Thread That Holds Minds Together"
  • Chapter 22: Mary Berry and Charles O'Hara
  • Chapter 23: Recovery and Inheritance of Strawberry Hill
  • Chapter 24: Belmour and Fashionable Friends
  • Chapter 25: Death of Anne Damer's Mother
  • Chapter 26: "Infallible Tokens of Affection"
  • Chapter 27: Damer and Susan Ferrier's Marriage
  • Chapter 28: Anne Damer and India
  • Glossary of Principal Names
  • Bibliography
  • About the Author.