Maria Spilsbury (1776-1820): Artist and Evangelical


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Maria Spilsbury Taylor (1776-1820) lived and worked in London and Ireland and was patronized by the Prince Regent. A painter of portraits, genre scenes, biblical subjects and large crowd compositions - an unusual feature in women's art of this period - she is represented in major museums and art galleries as well as in numerous private collections. Her work, hitherto considered on a purely decorative level, merits closer attention. For the first time, this volume argues the relevance of Spilsbury's religious background, ...

Maria Spilsbury (1776-1820): Artist and Evangelical 2010, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754669913