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Irish Rural Interiors in Art

Kinmonth, Claudia

Editorial: Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2006
ISBN 10: 0300107323 / ISBN 13: 9780300107326
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Librería: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books (CARMARTHEN, Reino Unido)
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Título: Irish Rural Interiors in Art

Editorial: Yale University Press, New Haven & London

Año de publicación: 2006

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Edición: First Edition

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Fine Brown cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket. Very slight 'lean' to the book - negligible - o/w an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Pictorial endpapers. (xii) + 286 pp. Illustrated in full colour and b/w throughout. Contents include: - Foreword by Toby Bernard; The Hearth ; The Dresser, Display and Colour ; Women and Work ; Beds and Ways of Sleeping ; Weddings and Wakes ; Holy Days and Holidays ; Pubs and Shops ; Health and Education. Notes. Index. A Fine copy. This book is overweight, very heavy and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. ; Large 4to 11" - 13" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 113608

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Sinopsis: This book offers a fascinating view of many aspects of Irish rural life from the eighteenth to the mid twentieth century. Illustrated with more than 250 images, many of which have not been published before, the book evokes the hardships and celebrations of laborers and farmers, men and women, the old and the young as depicted in oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints, postcards, and cartoons. Most of the illustrations show people engaged in indoor activities at home, but schools, shops, pubs, and doctors? surgeries are also included. Claudia Kinmonth draws on extensive knowledge of the material culture of rural life to present a new social history of Irish country people.
Working within a broadly chronological framework, the author addresses such themes and patterns of rural life as the architecture of houses, where people slept, cooking over the open hearth, rural dress, display, childcare, work within the home, the arrangement of marriages, weddings, wakes, and celebrations. The book also explores why Irish and foreign artists depicted rural interiors and sets their work in the context of art history.

Biografía del autor: Claudia Kinmonth is an independent cultural historian and former researcher in the Furniture Department of the Victoria & Albert Museum. She is the author of the award-winning Irish Country Furniture, 1700-1950, published by Yale University Press.

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