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ID: 500078182
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500078182

 

Record Type: Person
Delany, Mary Granville (English collagist, 1700-1788)

Note: Her works are often mistaken for watercolours, but they are in fact carefully constructed paper collages, which she called ‘mosaicks.’ She began making these at the age of 72, and ceased when her eyesight failed in 1783. She created 985 representations of botanical specimens.

Names:
Delany, Mary Granville (preferred,V,index)
Mary Granville Delany (V,display)
Granville, Mary (V)
Delany, Mary (V)
Delany, Mrs. (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
collagist
painter

Gender: female

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Delany, Mary Granville (I)

Biographies:
(English collagist, 1700-1788) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British painter, 1700-1788) ..... [BHA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Delany, Mary ........ [VP]
..........................  British Museum [online] (2000-)
Delany, Mary Granville ........ [BHA Preferred]
.............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Delany, Mrs. ........ [VP]
..........................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-)
Granville, Mary ........ [BHA]
................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Mary Granville Delany ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n85199434
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n85199434
....................  New Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988)
....................  Redgrave, Artists of English School (1970)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... British Museum [online] (2000-)
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