. . . art is poultice for a burn. It is a privilege to have,
somewhere within you, a capacity for making something
speak from your own seared experience.
* Quoted from Molly Peacock, Chapter Four, The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72 (Bloomsbury, 2010)
Mark Laird, Mrs. Delany and Her Circle (Yale Center for British Art, 2009)
Ruth Hayden, Mrs. Delany: Her Life and Her Flowers (British Museum Press, 2000)