Desmond Shawe Taylor

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  • Charles I by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
    Charles I (English, Hardback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor

    The story of the British monarch who created one of the most stupendous art collections ever assembled. Published to accompany the exhibition that brings together works by Van Dyck, Rubens, Titian, Holbein, Mantegna, and Rembrandt, among many others. A major BBC TV series on the Royal Collection and a documentary on Charles I is planned.

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  • Masters of the Everyday by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
    Masters of the Everyday (English, Hardback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Quentin Buvelot

    During the seventeenth century, Dutch artists were unparalleled in their dedication to depicting ordinary people doing everyday things. Genre painting was the preeminent expression of this dedication, offering candid glimpses into the peasant cottages and village courtyards of the Dutch Golden Age, each painting lit with the period's vibrant color palette and rich with radiant natural light....

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  • The Conversation Piece by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
    The Conversation Piece (English, Paperback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor

    'The Conversation Piece' is an intriguing contradiction - the high-life group, but caught informally, off-guard. Popular in 17th-century Dutch painting, the genre was extended to include sporting events and 'Grand Tourists', and reached its apogee in the 18th-century in the masterpieces created by Johann Zoffany for his English patrons, including George III....

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  • Georgian Revolution: Art & Monarchy in Britain 1714-1760 by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
    Georgian Revolution: Art & Monarchy in Britain 1714-1760 (English, Hardback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor

    2014 marks three hundred years since the arrival of the Hanoverians to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. This book examines the period from their succession in 1714, through the reigns of George I (1714-27) and George II (1727-60) to 1760.

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  • Dutch Landscapes by Desmond Shawe-Taylor
    Dutch Landscapes (English, Paperback) Desmond Shawe-Taylor

    Holland in the seventeenth century presented artists with the most man-made landscape in Europe, and one which still exerts a fascination on our imaginations today. The human narrative within this painted landscape could range from depictions of peasants working and relaxing in the tradition of Bruegel to an evocation of aristocratic estates, where noblemen hunted and rode. At the same time other...

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