Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2016

184 Pages

9.44 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719088711

Bookseller Code (06)

Representations of Renaissance monarchy

Francis I and the image-makers

Lisa Mansfield

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Analyses the social and political functions and communicative power of the portraits of Francis I
  • Contributes significantly to studies on the enterprise of royal image-making that enhances understanding of the development of kingship in post-medieval Europe
  • Provides a concise and meaningful overview of Francis I's munificent patronage of the visual arts
  • Presents new insights and perspectives on the representation and reception of Francis I that balances the proliferation of studies on the portraits of his Tudor rival Henry VIII

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