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On Display: Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence at the Stuart Court

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In the early modern period, rulers demonstrated their power and influence through carefully curated "display"-their presence in court ceremonies, their palaces and their contents, and their portraits. Henrietta Maria of France (1609-1669), queen consort of King Charles I of England, embraced these opportunities for display with particular flair. This richly illustrated book follows Henrietta Maria through and beyond the Bourbon and Stuart courts to chart her patronage and engagement with the visual arts, building works, ...

On Display: Henrietta Maria and the Materials of Magnificence at the Stuart Court 2016, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300214000

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