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Painted Ladies: Women at the Court of Charles II

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The court of Charles II was a focus for exuberance, glamor and revelry after the constraints of the Civil War and Interregnum. Portraits, both literary and visual, were an important part of the cultural production of the court, reflecting the spirit of the age as much as the characteristics of the individuals portrayed. The magnificent oil paintings of court women are some of the most sumptuous of all works of art. The first new study of Restoration portraiture in nearly twenty years, this book looks at some of the most ...

Painted Ladies: Women at the Court of Charles II 2006, National Portrait Gallery

ISBN-13: 9781855143210

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