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The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760


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ISBN 978 1 905686 79 7
Hardback, 496 pages, 270 x 235mm, over 480 colour illustrations

2014 marks the three-hundredth anniversary of the succession of the House of Hanover to the British throne. In celebration of this historic milestone, The First Georgians explores the rich artistic culture of the early Hanoverian period.

This publication showcases more than three hundred of the finest works of this period, many of which have never been on public display before. Created in Germany, France, and Britain during one of the most dramatic periods of change across all aspects of political, intellectual, and cultural life, they reflect changing views of science, politics, and art throughout the early to mid-eighteenth century – the period when modern Britain was coming into being.

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