Editorial Gifts New Arrivals Under Armour Home Decor
Discover and buy amazing products. Join for Free and Get the App .
Editorial Gifts New Arrivals Under Armour Home Decor More +
My Profile Feed Newsletters Find Friends Sale Alerts Notifications Preferences Log Out

The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72: Molly Pea...



In 1772, upon the death of her second husband, Mary Delany arose from her grief, picked up a pair of scissors, and, at the age of seventy-two, created a new art form: mixed-media collage. Over the next decade, Mrs. Delany produced an astonishing 985 botanically correct, breathtaking cut-paper flowers, now housed in the British Museum and referred to as the Flora Delanica. As she tracks the extraordinary life of Delany—friend of George Frideric Handel and Jonathan Swift—internationally acclaimed poet...
You May Also Like
Keep works better on our app!
Download App