Those Wild Wyndhams: Three Sisters At The Heart Of Power
- Publish Date: 2014-01-30
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Claudia Renton
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HardCover. Pub Date :2014-01-30 Pages: 512 Language: English Publisher:. HarperCollins UK Three sisters - beautiful. cultured and aristocratic. born into immense wealth during the reign of Queen Victoria Their dramatic lives are here unfolded in a rich historical biography certain to appeal to fans of Downton Abbey. 'Georgiana' and Stella Tillyard's' Aristocrats' Mary. Madeline and Pamela -. the three Wyndham sisters - were painted by John Singer Sargent in 1899 For The Times it was. quite simply. '. the greatest picture of modern times'. But these beautiful. fin de siecle gentlewomen came to epitomize a vanished world. The languor of their pose reflects the leisured. gilded. existence of the late Victorian aristocracy that was to be dealt a deathblow by the First World War.Yet the lives of these three Wyndham sisters were far more turbulent than their air of calm suggests. ...