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portrait miniature in England

by Katherine Coombs

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Published by V&A Publications in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Portrait miniatures, English.,
    • Portrait miniatures -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-121) and index.

      StatementKatherine Coombs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND1337.G7 C66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL100841M
      ISBN 101851772065
      LC Control Number99215417
      OCLC/WorldCa39803970

      Elizabethan Treasures is the first major exhibition of Elizabethan and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over thirty-five years and includes portraits which are rarely on public display. Dating from the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries these precious and vulnerable objects need to be shown in special conditions. Essay. The tradition of portrait miniature painting in America, like that of full-size portraiture, was adapted from European models, particularly from English painting of the Rococo tely, portrait miniatures evolved from two sources: illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages and portrait medals from classical antiquity as revived during the Italian .

      The first portrait miniatures were painted by artists trained to illustrate hand-written books. They used similar materials and techniques, painting in watercolour on vellum, a fine animal skin (shown right, A). The Elizabethan miniaturist Nicholas Hilliard . Henry VIII Portrait miniature of Henry VIII, from letters patent for Thomas Foster, probably painted by Lucas Horenbout, ; in the National Art Library in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

        This miniature was received in one half of a 17th century turned wood box: in the other half was a portrait of Catherine de Médicis by François Clouet (P). Descriptive line. Portrait miniature of James I, watercolour on vellum, painted by John Hoskins, ca Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "British miniature painters and their works".


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