New Haven, Conn. ; London : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Yale Center for British Art [by] Yale University Press, 2003.
Actresses Great Britain History 18th century
Actresses Great Britain History 19th century
Actresses Great Britain Social conditions 18th century
Actresses Great Britain Social conditions 19th century
Actresses in art
Art, British 18th century
Art, British 19th century
General note: Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and The Yale Center for British Art. Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographic references. Formatted contents note: Contents: "Painted women" : Reynolds and the cult of the courtesan / Martin Postle - Ambiguity and desire : metaphors of sexuality in late eighteenth-century representation of the actress / Gill Perry - Shakespeare and the rival muses : Siddons versus Jordan / Jonathan Bate - Costuming the part : a discourse of fashion and fiction in the image of the actress in England, 1776-1812 / Aileen Ribeiro - The ideal shatters : Sarah Siddons, madness and the dynamics of gesture / Frederick Burwick - Body connoisseurship / Shearer West - Painting, politics and the stage in the age of caricature / Heather McPherson - Patina : Mrs Siddons and the depth of surfaces / Joseph Roach UkBU.