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Chasing Margaret by Simon Klapish. Or follow the vision of a better world she feels her position of power can achieve? As she pursues the struggle, Amelia realizes that something must be sacrificed.
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Other Editions 1. Friend Reviews. For all his control he was man of feeling, which shows in every brushstroke of his gorgeous paintings. Subject: Mary and Margaret Gainsborough had difficult lives. As daughters of a fashionable painter they had access to high society - even to the court - but they were never going to be accepted by it. As they grew up, they came to be regarded as unmarriageable. When Mary did marry, it was to a temperamental oboeist. It didn't last.
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Mary and Margaret later lived together; Mary descended into mental illness. Distinguishing features: This painting is almost unbearably touching and lyrical. It has the light of a summer evening, the spontaneity of childhood itself. Seen from a distance down a hall at the National Gallery, Gainsborough's daughters move dramatically through space, levitated as if by a magic carpet. This moment of childhood is an enchanted theatre.
The bright light on the children's faces lifts them out of a darker background like stage lighting. They have slipped, in the eyes of their doting father, out of the garden and into fairyland. Gainsborough enfolds his daughters in a folkloric woodland, where it's getting dark, but they are illuminated by his looking.
The woods might get menacing later, though, and the delicate creature they are trying to catch might be the flimsy moment of their own infancy fluttering away as they reach out for it. The point is emphasised by the way that, holding hands in silver and gold dresses, they themselves resemble the silken wings of a butterfly.
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While three-year-old Mary grabs out thoughtlessly, Margaret, five, is more considered, eager to study the butterfly, to see it. Perhaps she has learned the possibility of sublimating desire into looking rather than touching, a civilising process that shapes the sensuality of Gainsborough's own paintings.
He hoped his daughters would become artists; in , he wrote to his friend James Unwin that he was "upon a scheeme of learning them both to paint Landscape".