Strong Roy

THE CULT OF ELIZABETH Elizabethan Portraiture and Pageantry

Codice: 37409

With 91 illustrations.
For David Piper - Preface - Three Portraits, Introduction: The Last pageant ... - Three Pageants, Introduction: The Royal Image - Notes on the text - Appendix - List of Illustrations

  • Casa editrice: Thames and Hudson
  • Luogo Edizione: London
  • Anno: 1977
€ 30,00

25x18 cm., in brossura, on the cover: ''Queen Elizabeth going in procession to Blackfriars in 1600. Attributed to Robert Peake; pp. 227, 91 illustrazioni, prima edizione inglese, ottimo stato. Ex libris

No other Woman in world history has been of such compulsive interest as Elizabeth Tudor. Witty, wise. vain and ostentatious-the contradictions within her own character are microcosm of the age which bears her name... - Roy Strong has been Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum since 1974 and was Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, 1967-73