Charles I: King and Collector

Charles I: King and Collector

Charles I King and Collector During his reign King Charles I assembled one of Europe s most extraordinary art collections Indeed by the time of his death it contained some paintings and sculptures Charles I Kin

  • Title: Charles I: King and Collector
  • Author: Royal Academy of Arts
  • ISBN: 9781910350676
  • Page: 199
  • Format: None
  • During his reign, King Charles I 1600 1649 assembled one of Europe s most extraordinary art collections Indeed, by the time of his death, it contained some 2,000 paintings and sculptures Charles I King and Collector explores the origins of the collection, the way it was assembled and what it came to represent Authoritative essays provide a revealing historical contexDuring his reign, King Charles I 1600 1649 assembled one of Europe s most extraordinary art collections Indeed, by the time of his death, it contained some 2,000 paintings and sculptures Charles I King and Collector explores the origins of the collection, the way it was assembled and what it came to represent Authoritative essays provide a revealing historical context for the formation of the King s taste They analyse key areas of the collection, such as the Italian Renaissance, and how the paintings that Charles collected influenced the contemporary artists he commissioned Following Charles s execution, his collection was sold This book, edited by the curators of a spectacular exhibition at the Royal Academy, reunites its most important works in sumptuous detail Featuring paintings by such masters as Van Dyck, Rubens and Raphael, this striking publication offers a unique insight into this fabled collection.

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