Post Classifieds
University of Bridgeport Textbooks > Victorian Miniatures

Victorian Miniatures

ISBN:1905686234

ISBN13:9781905686230

Publisher:Royal Collection Trust

Author:Vanessa Remington

Buying Options

Own it? Sell it back

Victorian Miniatures Description

The reign of Queen Victoria spanned a period of dramatic technical advance in the art of portrait painting, and her patronage helped drive the growth of the art form. Yet by the close of the nineteenth century, the photograph had usurped the role of the portrait miniature, and the number of practitioners had dwindled almost to nothing.

The Royal Collection houses one of the largest groups of portrait miniatures in existence. Here, in two large volumes, are the more than one thousand pieces of this collection from leading miniaturists of the time—all newly photographed for this catalog. Descriptions and genealogical tables cast light on the central role miniatures occupied in sustaining Victoria’s contact with her extended family throughout Europe, particularly in the etiquette surrounding bereavement. The first detailed treatment of Victorian-age portrait miniatures, this catalog traces the last great flourish of the art form.

Log In

or Create an account

Employers & Housing Providers

Employers can list job opportunities for students

Post a Job

Housing Providers can list available housing

Post Housing

Log In

Forgot your password?

Your new password has been sent to your email!

Logout Successful!

You just missed it! This listing has been filled.

Post your own housing listing on Uloop and have students reach out to you!

Upload An Image

Please select an image to upload
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format
OR
Provide URL where image can be downloaded
Note: must be in .png, .gif or .jpg format