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The Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, is renowned for its portraits from the Tudor and Jacobean eras, many of which are on display at the Gallery or at Montacute House, our regional partner in Somerset. This
book presents portraits of key individuals from this period, from the monarchs and members of the ruling elite to the writers, artists and artisans that characterised the literary and artistic flourishing of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.


An introductory essay provides important historical context, and the ninety works selected
from the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and National Trust are accompanied by extended captions exploring the sitter and artist's significance to the period and technical information about the portrait. The publication features sections on Tudor monarchs, the Stuarts, courtiers, the family in portraiture, and iconography.

Tudor & Jacobean portraits - Charlotte Bolland

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Title
Tudor & Jacobean portraits
Author
Charlotte Bolland
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
National Portrait Gallery
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20190221

The Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London, is renowned for its portraits from the Tudor and Jacobean eras, many of which are on display at the Gallery or at Montacute House, our regional partner in Somerset. This
book presents portraits of key individuals from this period, from the monarchs and members of the ruling elite to the writers, artists and artisans that characterised the literary and artistic flourishing of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.


An introductory essay provides important historical context, and the ninety works selected
from the collections of the National Portrait Gallery and National Trust are accompanied by extended captions exploring the sitter and artist's significance to the period and technical information about the portrait. The publication features sections on Tudor monarchs, the Stuarts, courtiers, the family in portraiture, and iconography.

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Charlotte Bolland is Collections Curator,
Sixteenth Century, at the National Portrait
Gallery, London. She has co
-
authored
The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt
(2017),
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
(2014) and
Les Tudors
(2015). Her
other publications include contributions to
Leadership and Elizabethan Culture
(2013),
Elizabeth I & Her People
(2013) and
Painting in Britain 1500
-
1630: Production, Influences
and Patronage
(2015).

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Portrait painting, English - 16th century.|Portrait painting, English - 17th century.|Great Britain - Kings and rulers - Portraits.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
176

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