Treasures : The Royal Collection Hardback
Britain's Royal Collection is one of the significant 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 the applied arts from all over the world - English and European furniture, European and Oriental ceramics, silver and goldwork by masters such as Faberge, unique works of art such as the Timur 'Ruby' necklace, sculpture, books and manuscripts and arms and armour.This lavishly illustrated book presents 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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Royal Collection Trust
- Publication Date: 31/01/2008
- Category: History of art / art & design styles
- ISBN: 9781905686056