Friday, 30 May 2014

SOLD Sudeley Castle - A Thousand Years of English History * £8 €12 $30 Shipping Included

Sudeley Castle is famous for being home and final resting place of Katherine Parr, last wife of Henry VIII.
It is also famous for its rich textile collection, including a wonderful embroidered casket
and a Sheldon Tapestry.
It does depict the Expulsion from Paradise, but is also interesting for its depiction of the Cardinal Virtues, Justice, Prudence, Charity, Temperance. 
And note the running border above which has many motifs found on Stuart Panels 100 years later.
This is a 16th Dutch portrait of  Queen Elizabeth I painted on glass.
This book has over 40 fully illustrated pages of history and is A4 landscape size.

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