Softback Charles I: King and Collector Catalogue

Softback Charles I: King and Collector Catalogue

Charles I: King and Collector is a publication revealing one of Europe's most extraordinary art collections, assembled by King Charles I during his reign.

With some 240 paintings and sculptures, this book explores in sumptuous detail the origins of the collection, featuring work by Van Dyck, Raphael, Rubens, Titian, Holbein, Mantegna, Leonardo, Rembrandt and many more.

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Watch the introduction to the Charles I: King and Collector exhibition here:

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

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Utterly brilliant, just like the exhibition.
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