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Author Bann, Stephen.

Title Painting history : Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey / Stephen Bann and Linda Whiteley.

Published London : National Gallery Company Ltd. : Yale University Press, 2010.

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 UniM Bail  709.944 DELA/ BANN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 168 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes Published to accompany the exhibition at the National Gallery, London, 24 February to 23 May 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references.
Summary Presents "The execution of Lady Jane Grey" with other major history paintings and preparatory sketches that made Delaroche's reputation during his lifetime. Discusses varied visual and cross-cultural influences such as popular prints and theatre on his particular approach to depicting English history. Other inspirations are outlined, including the recent discovery that the probable model for Lady Jane Grey was a well-known Parisian actress, thus shedding further light on Delaroche's interest in theatre. This study is complemented by an essay by John Guy, the distinguished Tudor historian, who outlines the short life of Lady Jane Grey, Queen of England for nine days, and the development of her enduring mythical status as an innocent martyr.
Other author Delaroche, Paul, 1797-1856.
National Gallery (Great Britain)
Subject Delaroche, Paul, 1797-1856 -- Exhibitions.
Delaroche, Paul, 1797-1856. Execution of Lady Jane Grey -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 9781857094794
1857094794