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Hamling, Tara.

Decorating the 'Godly' Household : religious art in post-reformation Britain / Tara Hamling.

New Haven : Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2010.
Physical Description:
xi, 348 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Reference Library
NK2115.5.A77 H36 2010 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-336) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art in interior decoration -- Great Britain.
Christian art and symbolism -- Great Britain -- Modern period, 1500-
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Religious life and customs.
Home -- Great Britain -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Protestants -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 16th century.
Protestants -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.

  • Religious imagery in Britain, c.1400-c.1660
  • Building 'gorgeous' but godly houses
  • The spiritualisation of the household
  • Decorating the Protestant household
  • Images for meditation
  • The presence of religious imagery in the godly household
  • Conclusion: last judgements.