The Elizabethan Image [Pdf/E–pub]
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Gorgeous book the summarizes a uniue scholar s lifetime of study of Elizabethan portraiture. Fifty years after his seminal Tate gallery London xhibition ‘The Elizabethan Image’ leading authority Roy Strong returns with fresh yes to the subject closest to his heart The Virgin ueen her court and our first Elizabethan ageFrom celebrated portraits of the ueen and paintings of knights and courtiers to works depicting an aspiring ‘middle class’ Strong presents a detailed and authoritative xamination of one of the most fascinating periods of British art Enriching previous perceptions and ways of seeing the Elizabethans in their world he reveals an age parallel "IN MANY WAYS OUR OWN A COUNTRY ASPIRING "many to our own a country
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