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The Elizabethan Image : An Introduction to English Portraiture, 1558?1603

The Elizabethan Image : An Introduction to English Portraiture, 1558?1603

Publisher : Yale University Press
SKU: 9780300260595
R 501,50
The new paperback edition of Roy Strong's popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture.
October, 2021
The new paperback edition of Roy Strong's popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture Written for the general reader, Roy Strong's popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture synthesizes scholarship and research on this subject into a concise introduction to the Elizabethan aesthetic. Strong surveysthe entirety of Elizabeth I's reign from the Procession Picture to the Rainbow Portrait (1600-1602). A range of social aspects of Elizabethan portraiture are explored, such as patronage, symbolic self-fashioning, Elizabethan pageantry and melancholic humor. Strong reveals the Elizabethan approach to portraiture, while demonstrating a new way to look at these paintings. From celebrated portraits of the Queen and paintings of knights and courtiers, to works depicting an aspiring 'middle class', Strong presents a detailed and authoritative examination of one of the most fascinating periods of British art.
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ISBN13 9780300260595
Publisher Yale University Press
Contributor By (author) Roy Strong
Publication Date 2021-08-24
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 254 X 191 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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The new paperback edition of Roy Strong's popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture Written for the general reader, Roy Strong's popular introduction to Elizabethan portraiture synthesizes scholarship and research on this subject into a concise introduction to the Elizabethan aesthetic. Strong surveysthe entirety of Elizabeth I's reign from the Procession Picture to the Rainbow Portrait (1600-1602). A range of social aspects of Elizabethan portraiture are explored, such as patronage, symbolic self-fashioning, Elizabethan pageantry and melancholic humor. Strong reveals the Elizabethan approach to portraiture, while demonstrating a new way to look at these paintings. From celebrated portraits of the Queen and paintings of knights and courtiers, to works depicting an aspiring 'middle class', Strong presents a detailed and authoritative examination of one of the most fascinating periods of British art.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780300260595
Publisher Yale University Press
Contributor By (author) Roy Strong
Publication Date 2021-08-24
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 224
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 254 X 191 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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