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Nicholas Hilliard By Karen Hearn

Nicholas Hilliard
by Karen Hearn

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Gives us a portrait of Nicholas Hilliard, from his life and his work and the techniques he used to produce his exquisite miniatures.
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Nicholas Hilliard by Karen Hearn

Nicholas Hilliard's portrait miniatures opens a remarkable window on to the highest levels of English society in the later years of the sixteenth and the early years of the seventeenth centuries. Hilliard's images show us the features of many "celebrities" of his time with a comparative naturalism. He has helped form our ideas for the appearance of among others, Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Drake and James I. "It is impossible to remain immune to the charm and charisma of the works of Nicholas Hilliard", as Karen Hearn illustrates in this book. Karen Hearn gives us an intimate portrait of Nicholas Hilliard, from his life and his work and the techniques he used to produce his exquisite miniatures.

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About Karen Hearn


Karen Hearn is curator of Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Arts at the Tate Britain. She has written books on Marcus Gheeraerts II, Dynasties: Painting in Tudor and Jacobean England 1530-1630 and In Celebration: The Art of the Country House

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GOR010102435
Nicholas Hilliard by Karen Hearn
Karen Hearn
Used - Well Read
Hardback
Unicorn Publishing Group
2005-09-05
160
0906290821
9780906290828
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.