Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty: Tapestries at the Tudor Court

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Luxurious, beautiful, and portable, tapestry was the pre-eminent art form of the Tudor court. Henry VIII amassed an unrivaled collection over the course of his reign, and the author weaves the history of this magnificent collection into the life of its owner with an engaging narrative style. Now largely dispersed or destroyed, Henry's extensive inventory is here reassembled and reveals how, through tapestry, Henry identified himself with historic, religious, and mythological figures, putting England in dialogue--and ...

Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty: Tapestries at the Tudor Court 2007, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300122343

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