Bath, Michael, The four seasons tapestries at Hatfield House , 2013
- The four seasons tapestries at Hatfield House / Michael Bath.
- London : Archetype Publications, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 143 pages : illustrations (some col) ; 28 cm
- Reference LibraryNK3044.H38 B38 2013 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
Acknowledged as one of the most important sets of early English tapestries, the Four Seasons set at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, raise many scholarly questions surrounding the design, production and uses of woven tapestry in sixteenth and early-seventeenth century England. In this new study Michael Bath challenges previous assumptions about both their date and their status as 'Sheldon' tapestries, whilst embarking on a long-overdue explication of their subject matter and iconography.
- Subject Terms:
- Hatfield House (England)Tapestry -- England -- Hatfield (Hertfordshire) -- History -- 16th century.Tapestry -- England -- Hatfield (Hertfordshire) -- History -- 17th century.