[PDF] Download ↠ The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection | by ↠ Graham C. Boettcher

By Graham C. Boettcher | Comments: ( 797 ) | Date: ( Dec 07, 2019 )

This stunning volume explores the little known subject of lover s eyes, hand painted miniatures of single human eyes set in jewellery and given as tokens of affection or remembrance In 1785, when the Prince of Wales secretly proposed to Mrs Maria Fitzherbert with a miniature of his own eye, he inspired an aristocratic fad for exchanging eye portraits mounted in a wideThis stunning volume explores the little known subject of lover s eyes, hand painted miniatures of single human eyes set in jewellery and given as tokens of affection or remembrance In 1785, when the Prince of Wales secretly proposed to Mrs Maria Fitzherbert with a miniature of his own eye, he inspired an aristocratic fad for exchanging eye portraits mounted in a wide variety of settings including brooches, rings, lockets and toothpick cases.Graham Boettcher discusses the history and function of lover s eyes, as well as the language and symbolism of their jewelled settings Elle Shushan examines their role in the broader context of Georgian and early Victorian portrait miniatures and Jo Manning offers five fictional vignettes imagining the circumstances surrounding the creation of these extraordinary objects.


  • Title: The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
  • Author: Graham C. Boettcher
  • ISBN: 9781907804014
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Hardcover

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Comments The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection

  • Dorothy

    Gorgeous images of exquisite pieces and a must-have for any historian of body adornment, but the short stories "inspired" by the pieces were badly written and banal beyond belief.


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