Holbein and England

Author
Other titles
  • Holbein & England
  • Holbein & England.
Published
  • New Haven ; London : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press c2004
Physical description
[x], 308 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780300102802
  • 0300102801
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-298) and index.
  • Source of acquisition: Purchased from the Janet Gough Fund.
  • Source of acquisition: The Rosenthal Collection
Contents
  • Holbein -- England -- Decoration and design -- Holbein and the English Reformation -- Holbein the portraitist
Related item
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0616/2004002274-b.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0616/2004002274-d.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0616/2004002274-b.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0616/2004002274-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • "Best known today as a portraitist, Holbein's achievements in fact cover a broader range. Susan Foister discusses in full his decorative paintings and murals, now lost, his designs for goldsmiths, and works that can be associated with the English Reformation. She also provides a detailed account of Holbein's artistic techniques and practices, and his status as a court painter. Finally, she sets Holbein's portraits in their contemporary context, examining his vivid likenesses of men and women from the Tudor court, as well as of Henry VIII and his queens."--Jacket.

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