Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2013

320 Pages | 53 Halftones, black & white, 19 Illustrations, colour, 1 Maps

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719090394

Bookseller Code (06)

Placing faces

The portrait and the English country house in the long eighteenth century

Gill Perry, Kate Retford, Jordan Vibert, and Hannah Lyons

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first book to specifically consider portraiture in the context of the country house
  • Contributors include several major names in the field, as well as emergent scholars
  • Makes a striking and much-needed contribution not only to art-historical studies, but to the scholarship on elite culture and self-definition in Georgian England
  • Essays cover a broad range of people, places and genres, including portraits from the royal galleries at Carlton House and Windsor Castle

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