|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
David Howarth is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh and a specialist in seventeenth-century culture. He has published extensively on the early Stuart court and has a special interest in patronage and the social history of art.
Table of ContentsRoyal Building.- Royal Portraiture.- Royal Portraiture.- The Tomb Collecting Patronage.- Church Architecture.- Tudor and Stuart Writer.
What People are Saying About This
The book is to be applauded on many levels: it is well written, often fascinating, and illuminating.' – Tatiana C. String, Reformation
'This volume is a welcome addition to the classroom for use by undergraduates and graduates, and provides food for thought for their teachers.' – Linda Levy Peck, George Washington University
'Throughout there are sharp observations, memorable descriptions of portraits, interesting insights, contentious suggestions, and plenty of apt illustrations.' – Kenneth Fincham, Parliamentary History
'Howarth's book provides an abundance of useful insights and information that makes it the best survey currently available.' – R. Malcolm Smuts, Albion
'An invaluable book ... a powerful reading of paintings and sculpture as texts of power in early modern England.' – Professor Kevin Sharpe, University of Southampton