Squanderous and lavish profusion: George IV, his image and patronage of the arts

Arnold, Dana, ed. (1995) Squanderous and lavish profusion: George IV, his image and patronage of the arts. The Georgian Group. ISBN 9780951746165

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Abstract

George IV (1762-1830) was a flamboyant and extravagant monarch whose enthusiasm for the arts emerged when he was Prince of Wales and developed further when he became Prince Regent in 1811. This illustrated book contains lively and entertaining essays by scholars of the late Georgian era. Professor M.H. Port writes on George IV’s homes, Frances Homan on Gillray’s caricatures, Stephen Lloyd on Richard Cosway?s paintings of George, Julius Bryant on Queen Caroline, James Redmond on Georgian theatre, Lindsay Boynton on Scandal and Society and Dana Arnold on George IV and metropolitan improvements.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 'George IV and the metropolitan improvements: the creation of a royal image'; pp 50-56 and 5 b/w illustrations. Chapter in this book contributed by Dana Arnold.
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors
A. > School of Art and Design > Fashion and Interiors > Design and Urban Cultures cluster
Item ID: 11303
Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 07:50
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 15:19
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/11303

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