Hunterian Art Gallery, Mackintosh Online Catalogue - OBJECT DETAILS

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GLAHA 41313
Mirror: "The Dreamboat" 1921
(metalwork)

DES MACNAIR, Frances Macdonald; (English; 1863-1921)


Materials:
beaten lead with mirror glass on a wood frame
Dimensions:
71.2 x 59.7
Frame:
Marks:
s.d. b.l. "FRANCES MACNAIR. 1921"
References:
Notes:
In this late design, Frances MacNair returned to a format she had successfully developed in the 1890s: the decorative metal frame. The imagery of sleep and silence had been recurrent themes in her work. This is her last recorded work.
Keywords:
METALWORK : DECORATIVE ART : MIRROR : DREAMBOAT : BEATEN LEAD : CRM ONLINE :

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