Lisa, Lady Sainsbury (1912–2014): Bringing Japanese Art to East Anglia

Coolidge Rousmaniere, Nicole (2016) Lisa, Lady Sainsbury (1912–2014): Bringing Japanese Art to East Anglia. In: Britain & Japan: Biographical Portraits, Vol. X. Renaissance Books, pp. 773-778. ISBN 978-1-898823-46-9

Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)


Lisa sainsbury is remembered as a remarkable woman with a quick discerning mind and broad vision. Her interests spanned from health, public service, education and botany to the arts. Her attention was always focused on the human interface in those areas. She and her husband Sir Robert were pioneers in many fields, from commissioning the then little known architect Norman Foster to building a gallery and teaching space at the new University of East Anglia, to funding a computerized system of plant management at Kew Gardens. Lady Sainsbury is deservedly well known as a patron of artists and of twentieth-century...

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Centre for Japanese Studies
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Centres > Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Related URLs:
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 09:30
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2023 09:53

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item