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Portraits and miniatures

Roy Jenkins

Portraits and miniatures

by Roy Jenkins

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoy Jenkins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.7 .J385 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 322 p. ;
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1157159M
      ISBN 100333592824
      LC Control Number94134171
      OCLC/WorldCa28748192

      Portrait Miniature Georgian 18th Century Fine Hand Painted Details Gold Frame. $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - Portrait Miniature Georgian 18th Century Fine Hand Painted Details Gold Frame. 18c ROCOCO MINIATURE PORTRAIT BEAUTIFUL YOUNG LADY WITH VEIL ORNATE BRASS FRAME. $2, Originally, miniatures were illustrations in hand-written books, but as the medium became independent of books, the earliest freestanding miniatures were still made on vellum. Miniatures had a variety of uses. The wealthy class might adorn their clothing with a portrait miniature of the reigning monarch to demonstrate allegiance.

      What is meant by the term ‘portrait miniature’? The term ‘miniature’ derives from the Italian miniatura, ‘manuscript illumination or small picture’, which in turn comes from the Latin miniare, ‘to paint red’.Portrait miniatures appeared on illuminated manuscripts in the 15th century, and minium — or red lead — was used to colour the capital letters. Portraits in Miniature book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

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In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R.

Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Konrad Adenauer,/5. In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and croquet.

Long experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R. Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Konrad Adenauer, and de Gaulle. I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the genre of miniature art/painting.

The coverage is extensive, informative and filled with full color images of the artworks. The Cincinnati Art Museum houses the largest collection of portrait miniatures in the United States so hopefully there will be a sequel to this book covering more of.

In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R.

Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Konrad Adenauer, and de Gaulle.4/5(1). In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and croquet.

Long experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R. Butler, Price Range: $ - $ In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and croquet.

Long experience in both. A Persian miniature (Persian: نگارگری ایرانی negârgari irâni) is a small Persian painting on paper, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in an album of such works called a techniques are broadly comparable to the Western and Byzantine traditions of miniatures in illuminated manuscripts.

In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and croquet. Long experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R.

Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Konrad Adenauer, and de Gaulle. Prices for most portrait miniatures on 1stdibs are negotiable. You’ll see a "Make an Offer" button on the item details page, indicating that the seller is willing to consider a lower price.

It’s not uncommon for customers to get 15–25% off the list price after negotiating. See our tips for negotiating like a pro. The portrait miniature flourished. Portraits and caricatures accounted for a significant percentage of the prints made for sale or as book illustrations.

Ceramics, silhouettes, coins, medals, and waxes bore likenesses. Portraits in exceptionally large numbers figured in interiors, where they were arranged to convey domestic as well as political.

Ottoman miniature or Turkish miniature was an Turkish art form in the Ottoman Empire, which can be linked to the Persian miniature tradition, as well as strong Chinese artistic influences.

It was a part of the Ottoman book arts, together with illumination (tezhip), calligraphy (hat), marbling paper (ebru), and bookbinding (cilt).The words taswir or nakish were used to define the art of.

A portrait miniature is a miniature portrait painting, usually executed in gouache, watercolor, or it miniatures developed out of the techniques of the miniatures in illuminated manuscripts, and were popular among 16th-century elites, mainly in England and France, and spread across the rest of Europe from the middle of the 18th century, remaining highly popular until the.

Miniatures were first painted to decorate and illustrate hand-written books. Indeed, the word 'miniature' comes from the Latin word 'miniare'. This means 'to colour with red lead', a practice that was used for the capital letters.

From the s hand-written books had to compete with printed books. Miniature portraits continued to be painted in the following decades, but they remained an expensive luxury. Inexpensive black-and-white portraits in the new medium of photography made painted miniatures obsolete in the second half of the century.

This article was most recently revised and updated by Kathleen Kuiper, Senior Editor. The word miniature, derived from the Latin verb miniare ("to colour with minium," a red lead) indicates a small illustration used to decorate an ancient or medieval illuminated manuscript; the simple illustrations of the early codices having been miniated or delineated with that generally small scale of such medieval pictures has led to etymological confusion with minuteness and to.

In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R.

Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Konrad Adenauer, and de : Bloomsbury USA. In Portraits and Miniatures, Roy Jenkins brings his penetrating intelligence and elegant prose to subjects ranging from literature and political history to wine and experience in both Houses of Parliament and as President of the European Commission has given him unparalleled insight into political figures such as R.

Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Konrad Adenauer, and de Gaulle. Portrait Miniatures Materials & Techniques Watercolor The earliest portrait miniatures from the s are watercolor on vellum, a translucent, fine animal skin adhered to the plain side of a playing card with starch paste.

The playing card provided a white surface and added support. To ensure an. Throughout the Medieval and Renaissance periods, portraits of rulers or wealthy patrons had been incorporated in precious books or official documents, but it was Jean Clouet (), a French artist working at the court of Francois I, who is credited with liberating these likenesses and presenting them as free-standing, framed, works of art.

In addition to the Hughes collection, the Rosenbach maintains a fine selection of American, English, and Continental miniatures in other media: watercolor on vellum, watercolor on ivory, enamel, and wax, as well as one miniaturist’s paintbox and another’s diary and account book.

The portraits date from the 16th to the 19th century. Portraits and Miniatures by Roy Jenkins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.The book British Portrait Miniatures reflects this variety, from very simple, elegant mounts, barely more than a narrow rim of metal with a simple pendant bail at the top in the form of a ring or loop to some incredible examples of the jeweler’s art.

Enamel in brilliant hues, pearls, and precious stones nearly detract from the image itself in.- Explore Christine Proudlock's board "Antique Miniature Portraits", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Miniature portraits, Miniatures, Miniature painting pins.