This illustrated biography follows Nicholas Hilliard s long and remarkable life c 1547 1619 from the West Country to the heart of the Elizabethan and Jacobean courts It showcases new archival research and stunning images, many reproduced in color for the first time Hilliard s portraits some no larger than a watch face have decisively shaped perceptions of the appearances and personalities of many key figures in one of the most exciting, if volatile, periods in British history His sitters included Elizabeth I, James I, and Mary, Queen of Scots explorers Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh and members of the emerging middle class from which he himself hailed Hilliard counted the Medici, the Valois, the Habsburgs, and the Bourbons among his Continental European patrons and admirers Published to mark the 400th anniversary of Hilliard s death, this is the definitive biography of one of Britain s most notable artists. Free Download Books Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist author Elizabeth Goldring – heartforum.co.uk
Dr Elizabeth Goldring was a Research Fellow in the University of Warwick s Centre for the Study of the Renaissance and is now an Associate Fellow of both the Centre and Warwick s History of Art Department She is co editor of two essay collections The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I Oxford University Press, 2007 and Court Festivals of the European Renaissance Art, Politics and Performance Ashgate, 2002 and associate general editor of Europa Triumphans Court and Civic Festivals in Early Modern Europe Ashgate, 2004 Other recent publications include articles in The British Art Journal, The Burlington Magazine, and ELR English Literary Renaissance She was Consultant to English Heritage for the exhibition Queen and Castle Robert Dudley s Kenilworth , which opened in 2006.
- 352 pages
- Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist
- Elizabeth Goldring
- 07 June 2018 Elizabeth Goldring