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Harvey Miller
F. C. Hepburn
Emblems of Monarchy
Royal Portraiture in Yorkist and Early Tudor England

approx. 320 p., 95 b/w ill. + 33 colour ill., 225 x 300 mm
ISBN: 978-1-912554-35-5
Languages: English
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Frederick Hepburn is an independent art historian who has published extensively on his research interest, royal portraiture of the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. He has been a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London since 2005.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements

List of illustrations

Part 1: Burgundian dukes, Yorkist kings and the courtly context

- The painted portrait in the Burgundian Netherlands
- The Burgundian Netherlands and England: portraits of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville
- Paired portraits of Edward IV and Richard III
- Richard III: the Royal Collection portrait
- Series of images of English kings
- The viewing audience for portraits
- Painted portraits of earlier rulers

Part 2: Henry VII

- An imperial ruler
- Henry VII and Elizabeth of York: the red rose and the white
- Variant forms
- Henry alone: coins and sculptural images
- Henry alone: painted portraits
- Religious aspects of Henry's iconography
- Henry and Elizabeth in sculpture
- The limits of likeness: the royal family in other media
- Lady Margaret Beaufort
- Prince Arthur
- Princesses Margaret and Mary

Part 3: Henry VIII

- From prince to king
- A European ruler
- Henry in other media: with and without a beard
- Head of church and state

Appendices: portraits misidentified as members of the royal family


Interest Classification:
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
Art History (general)
Medieval art history

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