Item description for Portrait Miniatures in National Trust Houses: Volume 2: Cornwall, Devon & Somerset (National Trust) by Richard Walker...
Numbering some 1,500 individual items and housed at over 80 historic properties across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, the collection of portrait miniatures cared for by the National Trust is considered to be one of the most significant in the world. As a whole, these precious works of art represent the highest standard of artistry and provide a history of miniature painting in Britain. This comprehensive catalogue, featuring every miniatures in the National Trust's care, is being prepared in volumes, divided by region. The first volume, covering Northern Ireland, was published in July 2003. This second volume looks at miniatures from the Trust's historic houses in the counties of Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset, including those that recently came to the Trust as part of its acquisition of the magnificent Victorian mansion of Tyntesfield, south of Bristol.
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.94" Width: 9.13" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.59 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2006
Publisher Anova Books
ISBN 1905400225 ISBN13 9781905400225
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard Walker
Walker is a professional storyteller and freelance broadcaster and writer who has told his stories all over the UK.
Richard Walker was born in 1952.
Richard Walker has published or released items in the following series...