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eBook For the King's Pleasure: The Furnishing and Decoration of George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle ePub

by Hugh Roberts

  • ISBN: 1902163044
  • Category: Antiques and Collectibles
  • Subcategory: Hobby
  • Author: Hugh Roberts
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Royal Collection Trust; First Edition edition (March 15, 2010)
  • Pages: 464
  • ePub book: 1820 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1218 kb
  • Other: rtf docx lit mbr
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For the King's Pleasure book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. For the King's Pleasure: The Furnishing and Decoration of George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle.

This pioneering study of one of the most lavish and costly interior decoration schemes ever carried out in England provides and unparalleled insight into George IV’s patronage of the arts. Drawing on much previously unpublished material.

Hugh Roberts is the Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of The Queen s Works of Ar.

book by Hugh Roberts. George IV (1762-1830) was a gifted royal patron whose love of fine objects and taste for the theatrical and the romantic are well documented. For the King's Pleasure : The Furnishing and Decoration of George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle.

For The King's Pleasure – The Furnishing and Decoration of George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle. Sir Hugh Roberts, Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of the Queen's Works of Art, 1996–2010; now Surveyor Emeritus, 64. ^ "Hugh Ashley ROBERTS - biography". London: Royal Collection Trust.

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For the King's Pleasure: George IV's Apartments at Windsor Castle.

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Roberts was closely involved in the restoration of Windsor Castle, a medieval castle and royal residence located . His particular area of expertise is French and English furniture and interior decoration of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Roberts was closely involved in the restoration of Windsor Castle, a medieval castle and royal residence located in Windsor, Berkshire, England, notable for its long association with the British Royal Family and its architecture after its 1992 fire. He was previously a director of Christie's, an art-business and a fine-arts auction house, and was the head of its Decorative Arts Department.

After he became king in 1820, he completely remodelled the exterior of Windsor Castle, giving it the . Throughout the renovations George IV took a close and personal interest in the decoration and furnishing of the rooms

After he became king in 1820, he completely remodelled the exterior of Windsor Castle, giving it the romantic and picturesque appearance seen today. He also created a new suite of private rooms inside the Castle. These were on the sunnier, east and south sides of the Castle, and included the magnificent Green Drawing Room. Throughout the renovations George IV took a close and personal interest in the decoration and furnishing of the rooms.

This pioneering study of one of the most lavish and costly interior decoration schemes ever carried out in England provides and unparalleled insight into George IV’s patronage of the arts. Drawing on much previously unpublished material, including royal correspondence, original accounts and detailed inventories, Hugh Roberts reconstructs the history of George IV’s last and greatest commission, the rebuilding and refurnishing of the Private Apartments at Windsor Castle.