Art and Power: Renaissance Festivals 1450-1650

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The spectacular festivals mounted by the princes of the Renaissance were a marriage of all the arts and an expression of political theory. Here Roy Strong provides a guide to their origins, their purpose, and their lasting influence.

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The spectacular festivals mounted by the princes of the Renaissance period were both a remarkable marriage of the arts and a complex and subtle expression of political theory.

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Sir Roy Strong is an art historian, museum curator, writer, broadcaster, and landscape designer. He has served as director of both the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He is also an honorary fellow of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

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