Martin Monahan, 8 October 2015
Safe in his excavated gallery
Lady Lassetter sits at her mirror; presented as a woodland frieze in May, her drapery is appliquéd with specimens of British botany. On the dresser’s marbled top a signed invitation can explain this flowered and zoomorphic frock, designed to be a favourite verse sartorialised.
So, astride her décolletage squirrels skip and...