Henry VII

Royal Collection Exhibitions 2014 – Art, Treasure & Monarchy

Royal Collection Exhibitions 2014 – Art, Treasure & Monarchy

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Shows by the Royal Collection Trust are to coin a Georgian phrase a great gaze and in 2014 go from costume to comic art, poets, photographs & people to painting

In Fine Style – Art of Tudor & Stuart Court Fashion on Show

In Fine Style – Art of Tudor & Stuart Court Fashion on Show

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In Fine Style at the Queen’s Gallery explores the costume worn by British monarchs during the 16th and 17th centuries through portraits in the Royal Collection

A Well Rounded Man

A Well Rounded Man

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In 1528 Count Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) wrote The Courtier, a manual for serious scholars and men of learning. It formed the basis for the ideologies surrounding the behaviour of gentlemen. He declared that a well-rounded man needed attainment’s in physical (sports and war) intellectual (education, literary and musical accomplishments) and…