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Charles I: king and collector

Charles I: king and collector

Dassonville, Florence, author; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain), host institution; Royal Collection Trust, associated with work

During his reign, King Charles I (1600-1649) assembled one of Europe's most extraordinary art collections. Indeed, by the time of his death, it contained some 2,000 paintings and sculptures. This book explores the origins of the collection, the way it was assembled and what it came to represent. Authoritative essays provide a revealing historical context for the formation of the King's taste. They analyse key areas of the collection, such as the Italian Renaissance, and how the paintings that Charles collected influenced the contemporary artists he commissioned. Following Charles's execution, his collection was sold. This book, which accompanies the exhibition, reunites its most important works in sumptuous detail

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Royal Academy of Arts, [2018]
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Statement of responsibility: exhibition catalogue, Florence Dassonville [and six others]
ISBN: 1910350672, 9781910350676
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Note: Exhibition held at at Royal Academy of Arts, London, 27 January to 15 April 2018.
Note: Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name, organised by the Royal Academy of Arts in partnership with Royal Collection Trust, held at Royal Academy of Arts, London, 27th January-15th April 2018.
Physical Description: 267 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 31 cm
Subject: Great Britain Kings and rulers Art collections History 17th century Exhibitions.; Art and Design.; Art collectors; Painting Private collections England London History 17th century Exhibitions.; Painting; Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 Exhibitions.; Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 Art collections.; 17th century; Great Britain Kings and rulers Art collections History 17th century.; Painting Private collections England London History 17th century.