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Author Jansson, Maija,
Title Art and diplomacy : seventeenth-century English decorated royal letters to Russia and the Far East / by Maija Jansson.
Imprint Boston : Brill, [2015]

Author Jansson, Maija,
Series Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 244
Brill's studies on art, art history, and intellectual history ; v. 9
Brill's studies in intellectual history ; v. 244.
Brill's studies in intellectual history. Brill's studies on art, art history, and intellectual history ; v. 9.
Subject Illumination of books and manuscripts, English -- 17th century -- Themes, motives.
Borders, Ornamental (Decorative arts) -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Themes, motives.
English letters -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Documents and Design; Chapter 1 Instruments of State Policy; Chapter 2 Complexities of Decorated Royal Letters; Chapter 3 Decoration, Format, Design, and Text; Chapter 4 Limners, Printers and Embellishers; Early Stuarts; Chapter 5 James I; Letters; Chapter 6 Charles I; Letters; Commonwealth and Protectorate; Chapter 7 The Interregnum; Later Stuarts; Chapter 8 Charles II; Letters; Chapter 9 James II; Letters; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Notes on the Letters Printed from RGADA; Appendix 2: Russian Bibliography; Select Bibliography
Summary Art and Diplomacy is the study of decorative art employed by the English Crown to enhance royal letters to Russia and the Far East in the seventeenth-century.
ISBN 9789004300453 (electronic bk.)
9004300457 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004300453
OCLC # 919612187
Additional Format Print version: Jansson, Maija. Art and diplomacy 9789004294493 (DLC) 2015021720 (OCoLC)910802185

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