Yale Center for British Art

The Late King's goods : collections, possessions and patronage of Charles I in the light of the Commonwealth sale inventories / edited by Arthur MacGregor.
Published / Created:
Oxford : Alistair McAlpine in association with Oxford University Press, 1989.
Physical Description:
432 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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
Subject Terms:
Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 -- Art collections. | Art patronage -- England -- History. | Collectors and collecting -- England -- History. | England -- Civilization -- 17th century.
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941-