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George III and Queen Charlotte. Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste.

£45.00

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The "madness" of George III is the one fact that everybody knows. But he also founded the Royal Academy of Arts, was a patron of Samuel Johnson and "a king who gloried in the name of Briton". This Catalogue was published for the exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, and explores the role of the family in encouraging the arts within the court and in society as a whole in the 50 years of the king's reign. Illustrated by a superb range of works from the Royal Collection, the book reveals aspects of George III as father, monarch and man of letters that have generally been overlooked, and demonstrates his true importance as one of the most wide-ranging, influential and far-sighted collectors of his day. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales; With two essays: 1) Christopher LLoyd, "King Queen and family" pp 8-21; 2) Jonathan Marsden, "Patronage and Collecting" pp. 152-167. Contains 406 pages. The Catalogue contains 485 items, most of which with colour illustrations. Bound in red paper. In fine/as new condition. As the book is heavy (2.1 kg) increased postage is to be considered.

Item details

Author(s):
Roberts, Jane (editor)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
9 " x 11 1/2"
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
407
Publisher:
Royal Collection Publications
Title:
George III and Queen Charlotte. Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste.

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The "madness" of George III is the one fact that everybody knows. But he also founded the Royal Academy of Arts, was a patron of Samuel Johnson and "a king who gloried in the name of Briton". This Catalogue was published for the exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, and explores the role of the family in encouraging the arts within the court and in society as a whole in the 50 years of the king's reign. Illustrated by a superb range of works from the Royal Collection, the book reveals aspects of George III as father, monarch and man of letters that have generally been overlooked, and demonstrates his true importance as one of the most wide-ranging, influential and far-sighted collectors of his day. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales; With two essays: 1) Christopher LLoyd, "King Queen and family" pp 8-21; 2) Jonathan Marsden, "Patronage and Collecting" pp. 152-167. Contains 406 pages. The Catalogue contains 485 items, most of which with colour illustrations. Bound in red paper. In fine/as new condition. As the book is heavy (2.1 kg) increased postage is to be considered.

Author(s):
Roberts, Jane (editor)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
9 " x 11 1/2"
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
407
Publisher:
Royal Collection Publications
Title:
George III and Queen Charlotte. Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste.

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