Our next Words & Pictures book club meets on
Thursday 20th January at 2pm
at The Pebbles Cafe in the old Havens building on Hamlet Court Road
to discuss (amongst other things no doubt!):
“Angelica: Paintress of Minds” by Miranda Miller [2020, Barbican Press]
There is a great article by Miranda Miller about Angelica Kauffman in Historia [here] in which she notes:
Like us, Angelica lived at a time of enormous change and was often bewildered by it. At the end of her life, still anxious to avoid scandal, she made a bonfire of most of her private papers. In my novel I’ve presumptuously tried to bring them back to life.
And a number of Kauffman’s paintings can be seen on the Royal Academy site [here] including
Happy reading, and I look forward to seeing you on Thursday!