Описание: For much of early modern history, the opportunity to be immortalized in a portrait was explicitly tied to social class: only landed elites and royalty had the money and power to commission such an endeavour. But in the second half of the 16th century, access began to widen to the urban middle class, including merchants, lawyers, physicians, clergy, writers, and musicians. As more accessible portraiture proliferated in English cities and towns, the middle class gained social visibility - not just for themselves as individuals, but often for their entire class or industry. In "Citizen Portrait", Tarnya Cooper examines the patronage and production of portraits in Tudor and Jacobean England, focusing on the motivations of those who chose to be painted and the impact of the resulting images. Highlighting the opposing, yet common, themes of piety and self-promotion, Cooper has revealed a fresh area of interest for scholars of early modern British art.
Автор: Howard, Maurice Название: Building of elizabethan and jacobean england ISBN: 0300135432 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300135435 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4938 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The dissolution of the monasteries ravaged England in the 1530s and resulted in the greatest destruction of the built fabric of the country. This book shows that changes of style in architecture emerged from the practical needs of construction and the self-image of major patrons in the revolutionary century between Reformation and Civil War.
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