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The Late King's goods : collections, possessions and patronage of Charles I in the light of the Commonwealth sale inventories / edited by Arthur MacGregor.

Oxford : Alistair McAlpine in association with Oxford University Press, 1989.
Physical Description:
432 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
N5247 C4 L27 1989 (LC)+ Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art patronage -- England -- History.
Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 -- Art collections.
Collectors and collecting -- England -- History.
England -- Civilization -- 17th century.
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941-

  • The King's goods and the Commonwealth sale. Materials and context / Arthur MacGregor
  • Charles I and the tradition of European princely collecting / Ronald Lightbown
  • Charles I, sculpture and sculptors / David Howarth
  • The limnings, drawings and prints in Charles I's collection / Jane Roberts
  • Charles I's collection of pictures / Francis Haskell
  • Charles I and the art of the goldsmith / Ronald Lightbown
  • The king's regalia, insignia and jewellery / Ronald Lightbown
  • 'Shadows, not substantial things.' Furniture in the Commonwealth inventories / Simon Jervis
  • Textile furnishings / Donald King
  • 'Great vanity and excesse in Apparell.' Some clothing and furs of Tudor and Stuart royalty / Valerie Cumming
  • arms, armour and militaria / A.V.B. Norman
  • The household below stairs. Officers and equipment of the Stuart Court / Arthur MacGregor
  • Horological, mathematical and musical instruments. Science and music at the Court of Charles I / Penelope Gouk
  • 'The King's disport.' Sports, games and p