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British portrait miniatures

Daphne Foskett

British portrait miniatures

a history

by Daphne Foskett

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Published by Spring Books in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Daphne Foskett.
The Physical Object
Pagination199p.,24 p.l. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18698664M

British Watercolours & Drawings Highlights from the Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I Stay informed with Sotheby’s top stories, videos & news. History and Description of the Famous Cathedral of St. Paul's, London, The; Boreman, Thomas , printed for Tho. Boreman, Bookseller, near the two giants in Guildhall, London, 2 3/8" x 1 7/8", first edition, one of the noted Gigantic histories, rebound in full red morocco, with binders ticket of J. C. Brown, Leicester, birthday inscripton to Mary Helen from Glen dated 2/20/72, .

Buy The Portrait Miniature in England 01 by Katherine Coombs (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). More editions of British portrait miniatures: A history: British portrait miniatures: A history: ISBN () Hardcover, Spring Books,

  I. Epistolary Self‐Portraits. Marcia Pointon has previously drawn attention to what she identifies as the symbiotic relationship between letters and portrait miniatures, suggesting that miniatures are culturally related to, if not actually analogous to, letter‐writing, with the miniature as a kind of autograph, the small portrait a letter of introduction Pointon, ‘Surrounded with Cited by: 2. Full text of "British miniature painters and their works" See other formats.


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This book is not titled "All British Portrait Miniatures," rather, only it only covers those in the Cleveland Museum of Art. The reviewer faults the author for only analyzing and discussing the art in the museum which published the book/5(5). The collection of portrait miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum gives a compact and comprehensive survey of the development of this art form.

It illustrates its progress through the work of almost every major master in the genre, with works of the highest excellence. This book provides an introduction to the history of portrait miniatures 4/5(1). British Portrait Miniatures book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The collection of British portrait miniatures in the Fitzwilli /5(6). Originally, miniatures were illustrations in hand-written books, but as the medium became independent of books, the earliest freestanding miniatures were still made on vellum. Miniatures had a variety of uses.

The wealthy class might adorn their clothing with a portrait miniature of the reigning monarch to demonstrate allegiance. Get this from a library. British portrait miniatures. [Graham Reynolds] -- The collection of British portrait miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum gives a compact and comprehensive survey of the development of this art form.

It illustrates its progress through the work of. Showcases the Cleveland Museum of Art's internationally renowned collection of British portrait miniatures in a completely new catalogue.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. A portrait miniature is a miniature portrait painting, usually executed in gouache, watercolor, or it miniatures developed out of the techniques of the miniatures in illuminated manuscripts, and were popular among 16th-century elites, mainly in England and France, and spread across the rest of Europe from the middle of the 18th century, remaining highly popular.

The Bedford Hours is a French late medieval book of dates to the early fifteenth century (c. –30); some of its miniatures, including the portraits of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford, have been attributed to the Bedford Master and his workshop in Paris. The Duke and Duchess of Bedford gave the book to their nephew Henry VI in It is in the British Library, catalogued.

British Portrait Miniatures from the Cleveland Museum of Art. Novem –Febru 4 Crescent Stables London. sw15 2tn UK +44 (0)20 BRITISH PORTRAIT. Three have been found and there are certainly some similarities. The full face bust portrait of Carlyle at age 46 (in ) is the frontispiece in his book "New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle".

The portrait seems to have the same piercing eyes as the miniature. Louis-Marie Autissier (Belgian, ) Portrait of Dutch actress Johanna Wattier, signed & dated The V&A holds the national collection of British portrait miniatures, a unique watercolour art form which developed during the reign of Henry VIII and had its heyday in the reign of Queen Victoria before the rise in popularity of photography.

The collection contains over portrait miniatures with foreign examples acquired to provide a wider context. The book British Portrait Miniatures reflects this variety, from very simple, elegant mounts, barely more than a narrow rim of metal with a simple pendant bail at the top in the form of a ring or loop to some incredible examples of the jeweler’s art.

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HARD COVER, VERY GOOD JACKET, NO MARKINGS.Henry Fuseli (–) – British painter, draughtsman, and writer on art, of German-Swiss origin; Richard Cosway (–) – English portrait painter, miniaturist; Ozias Humphry (–) – English painter of portrait miniatures; John Robert Cozens (–) – English draftsman and painter of romantic watercolor landscapes.Buy British Portrait Miniatures: Cleveland Museum of Art by Cory Korkow (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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