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The sale of the century: artistic relations between Spain and Great Britain, 1604-1655

The sale of the century: artistic relations between Spain and Great Britain, 1604-1655

Elliott, J. H. (John Huxtable), 1930-; Brown, Jonathan, 1939-

This collection of essays traces the political and artistic relationship of Britain and Spaion in the first half of the 17th century, culminating in the famous Sale of the Century, whereby the late Charles I's art collection was sold off

Hardback, Book. English.
Published New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press, 2002
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Jonathan Brown and John Elliott
ISBN: 0300097611, 9780300097610
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Subject: Charles I; Great Britain Relations Spain.; Great Britain Foreign relations 1603-1688.; Spain Relations Great Britain.; International relations; Art, Modern 17th century History.; Spain; Charles II, King of England Art collections.; 17th century

Author note

Jonathan Brown, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Fine Arts at New York University, and Sir John Elliott, Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History in the University of Oxford, are joint authors of A Palace for a King: The Buen Retiro and the Court of Philip IV and have written numerous books on Spanish art and history.