The Royal Collection Treasures

Edited by Jane Roberts

The Royal Collection Treasures
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Edited by Jane Roberts

Distributed for Royal Collection Trust

256 pages | 200 color plates | 8 x 10
Cloth $30.00 ISBN: 9781905686056 Will Publish March 2010 For Sale in USA and Canada Only

Britain's Royal Collection is one of the most important art collections in the world. It contains paintings and drawings by almost all the great names of Western art, including Leonardo, Raphael, Holbein, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Van Dyck and Vermeer, as well as superb examples of works of art from all over the world - English and European furniture, European and Oriental ceramics, silver and gold, Faberge, unique works of art such as the 'Timur Ruby' necklace, sculpture, books and manuscripts and arms and armour.

This lavishly illustrated book presents a selection of the finest treasures from the Royal Collection, from the early Renaissance to the present day. Specially commissioned photography and detailed histories combine to produce an overview of the collection and of royal collectors, as well as an introduction to some of the most important masterpieces in existence.


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