The Wilton Diptych: Making and Meaning

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The Wilton Diptych is one of the most beautiful, yet most enigmatic, paintings ever made. The intricacy of detail, the refinement and sublety of its varied techniques and decorative effects, the lushness of its colours and the exquisite tooling of the gold, all in a remarkable state of preservation, are unmatched in any contemporary English or European panel painting. Superficially the imagery is straightforward. It shows Richard II (King of England 1377-99) being presented to the Virgin and Child by two royal English ...

The Wilton Diptych: Making and Meaning 1994, National Gallery Company Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857090369

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The Wilton Diptych: Making and Meaning 1994, National Gallery London, London

ISBN-13: 9780300061505

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