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Author Hart, Vaughan, 1960-

Title Art and magic in the court of the Stuarts / Vaughan Hart
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 266 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Introduction 'The Invisible Lady styled the Magical Sister of the Rosicross' STUART MAGIC AND THE FAIRY QUEEN; 'That triplicity which in great veneration was ascribed to ancient Hermes' STUART COURT ART AND THE MAGIC OF KINGSHIP; 'By the might, And magic of his arm' MASQUES, SERMONS, AND THE PROPHETIC 'ALBION AND JERUSALEM'; 'A peece rather of good Heraldry, than of Architecture' HERALDRY AND THE ARCHITECTURAL ORDERS AS JOINT EMBLEMS OF THE 'HOUSE OF BRITISH CHIVALRY'
Summary Examines the influence of magic on Renaissance art in the context of the first Stuart Court. Here artists sought to represent magic as an expression of the Stuart King's Divine Right, and later of their policy of Absolutism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-255) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Stuart, House of -- Art patronage.
Art, Stuart.
Magic -- Influence.
Genre/Form Allegories.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94002272
ISBN 0203200780 (electronic bk.)
1134876793 (electronic bk.)
9780203200780 (electronic bk.)
9781134876792 (electronic bk.)