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Queen Hedwig Eleonora and the Arts: Court Culture in Seventeenth-Century Northern Europe

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As queen consort and dowager, Hedwig Eleonora (1636-1715) held a unique position in Sweden for more than half a century. As the dominant collector and patron of art and architecture in the realm, she left a strong mark on Swedish court culture. Her dynastic network among the Northern European courts was extensive, and this helped to make Sweden a major cultural center in Northern Europe in the later seventeenth century. This book represents the first major scholarly publication on the full range of Hedwig Eleonora's ...

Queen Hedwig Eleonora and the Arts: Court Culture in Seventeenth-Century Northern Europe 2016, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781472489609

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