Contents: Thanks and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Mary Fedden: Themes, Variations, and Enigmas; Chapter One: A Gallery of Mary Feddens; Chapter Two: Three Beginnings; Interlude: Poetical; Chapter Three: Fedden vis a vis Other Artists; Chapter Four: Painting and Other Media; Chapter Five: Still Life; Interlude: Flowers and Cats; Chapter Six: Figures - Memory, Imagination, and Fantasy; A Bizarre Interlude; Chapter Seven: Pattern, Composition, Colour; Chapter Eight: Travels; Chapter Nine: Sidelines; Interlude: Familiarity Breeds Contentment; Chapter Ten: Repeats, Replications and Re-explorations; Final Thoughts; Index of Works.
Christopher Andreae has written about art since the early 1960s. He is the author of Joan Eardley (2013), Mary Newcomb (1996 and 2007), A Word or Two (a collection of essays published in 2004) and Winifred Nicholson (2009).
'This book is a delight...' RA Magazine 'A well rounded and comprehensive book ... There are an admirable number of high quality reproductions, giving an overview to the remarkable scope of the artist which will please fans of the artist as well as those not yet familiar with Fedden's ubiquitous work.' Antiques Magazine ' ... this is a book to delight Fedden's many friends and admirers ... [Andreae's] sensitive, intelligent book deepens our understanding of the subtleties of [Fedden's] art - and its unexpected variety.' House & Garden 2007 ' ... perceptive and sympathetic text ... ' . EDP Sunday Magazine 'This gloriously illustrated book does much to reveal the multi-faceted nature of her work, highlighting her use of different media from oils to collage.' BBC Antiques Roadshow Magazine, June 2014