Étiqueté : Tudor

Parution : Elizabeth Cleland, Adam Eaker, “The Tudors Art and Majesty in Renaissance England”, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2022

    A fascinating new look at the artistic legacy of the Tudors, revealing the dynasty’s influence on the arts in Renaissance England and beyond Ruling successively from 1485 through 1603, the five Tudor monarchs changed England indelibly, using the visual arts to both legitimize and glorify their tumultuous rule—from Henry VII’s bloody rise to power, through Henry VIII’s breach with the Roman Catholic Church, to the reign of the “virgin queen” Elizabeth I. With...

Parution : Robert Tittler, « Painting for a Living in Tudor and Early Stuart England », Suffolk, Boydell & Brewer, 2022

Examines the often overlooked political, social, and economic contexts in which painters in Tudor and Early Stuart England lived and worked. While famous artists such as Holbein, Rubens, or Van Dyck are all known for their creative periods in England or their employment at the English court, they still had to make ends meet, as did the less well-known practitioners of their craft. This book, by one of the leading historians of Tudor and Stuart...

Parution : Timothy Schroder, « ‘A Marvel to Behold’: Gold and Silver at the Court of Henry VIII », Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2020

Bringing the existence and significance of the lost riches of Henry VIII back to life, this book sheds new light on Henrician and Tudor court culture. Henry VIII amassed the most spectacular collection of gold and silver of any British monarch. Plate and jewels were hugely prominent in medieval and Renaissance courts and played an essential role in dynastic marriages and diplomacy as well as in cementing the bonds between king and court. Ranging from...

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