Edited by Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Per Rumberg, Charles I: King and Collector is the catalogue accompanying the Royal Academy exhibition set to tell the compelling story of the British monarch who created one of the most stupendous art collections in history.
Including authoritative essays revealing the historical context behind the collection, the book covers subjects such as the Italian Renaissance and the influence Charles exerted on the contemporary artists he commissioned until his execution when the collection was sold.
Featuring contributions from David Ekserdjian, Dr Barbara Furlotti, Gregory Martin, Guido Rebecchini, Vanessa Remington, Dr Karen Serres, Lucy Whitaker, Jeremy Wood and Helen Wyld.
256 pages with over 200 colour illustrations.
- Dimensions - 30 x 25 x 3cm
- Material - Paperback
- SKU - 02086568
||its very informative and well put together|
||Fantastic catalogue as always. Quality consistently high with good insights|
||Beautiful catalogue — vibrant & brilliantly laid out.|
||Unable to attend exhibition. Pleased to have catalogue|
||Utterly brilliant, just like the exhibition.|
||A very good read and not to academically intimidating|
||Excellent quality book with excellent reproductions of art works|
||Beautifully printed catalogue and speedy delivery.|
||Excellent catalogue and arrived promptly|
||Excellent value and content|
||A beautiful catalogue. Just what I hoped for.|
||Will teach me facts I currently dont know !!|
||In process of reading the book.|
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