Art and Propaganda: Charles IV of Bohemia, 1346-1378

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Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia (1316-1378), was one of the most astute and cultivated monarchs of his time, and during his reign Prague became a major cultural centre and royal power base. In an age when royal portraits were a rarity, he showed an early understanding of their ability to project the power, wealth and cultural sophistication of the court, and a number of royal portraits were commissioned within the decorative schemes of the buildings, altarpieces, manuscripts and reliquaries with which he endowed Prague and the royal castles. This is the first study in English to look at the phenomenon of Charles's early use of the arts to consolidate his power. It focuses particularly on some thirty portraits of Charles IV, to demonstrate how and why the court harnessed the visual arts to legitimise, glorify and sacralise the great medieval ruler. By placing each portrait in its historical context, the author gives a fascinating insight into the art of political propaganda in an important European court of the middle ages, Dr I.J.M. Rosario is currently honorary Senior Fellow of the School of Fine Arts, Classical Studies and Archaeology, University of Melbourne.

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Rosario, Iva
Editore: Woodbridge : Boydell Press (2000)
ISBN 10: 0851157874 ISBN 13: 9780851157870
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Descrizione libro Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2000. * Dustjacket with minimum wear, besides that, very good clean condition* Hardcover with dust jacket, 156 pages Englisch 1320g. Codice libro della libreria 44035

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Descrizione libro 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 2001 Boydell Press scarce large format hardcover edition. A nice copy withh its dustjacket in very good condition. Posted promptly by UK seller. Codice libro della libreria MN-EVKU-S2RY

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