Miniatures: 300 Years of the English Miniature

Miniatures 300 Years of the English Miniature cover


Richard Walker has recently completed a survey of the miniatures in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and has been well known for many years as a writer and authority on English miniature painting.


210 x 142mm
120 pages 125 illustrations, 124 in colour
ISBN 1 85514 242 2
£9.50 (paperback)

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Miniatures 300 Years of the English Miniature
Richard Walker

A chronological guide to the history of the English miniature, fully illustrated in colour with 100 examples from the National Portrait Gallery. The selection covers the period from the accession of Elizabeth I to the 18th century, and includes examples of the works of Nicholas Hilliard, Isaac Oliver, Samuel Cooper and Peter Cross, among many other masters of this fascinating art. The informative and accessible text includes detailed discussions of each example illustrated, as well as concise essays introducing each period of the history of miniature-painting in England.

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