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The Secrets Behind Britain’s Royal Portraits

Henry Frederick with John Harington in the Hunting Field, 1603, Robert Peake the Elder

Henry Frederick with John Harington in the Hunting Field, 1603, Robert Peake the Elder

Charles I, 1635-36, Anthony Van Dyck

Charles I, 1635-36, Anthony Van Dyck

The Rainbow Portrait (Elizabeth I), C. 1600-02

The Rainbow Portrait (Elizabeth I), C. 1600-02

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover incredible, little-known royal dramas spanning the colorful history of the United Kingdom through treasured portraits like Hans Holbein’s Henry VIII, Anthony van Dyck’s Charles I, Thomas Lawrence’s George IV, Lucian Freud’s Elizabeth II, and more. This informative book is sumptuously illustrated, includes family trees and a timeline, and features four Royal London Walking Tours with maps.

Lust, Lies and Monarchy (ISBN 978-1-940842-28-8, 268 pages, $19.95) is a glamorous, full-color book that will appeal to history buffs, art enthusiasts, royalty lovers, UK lovers and tourists alike.

 

George IV, 1821, Thomas Lawrence

George IV, 1821, Thomas Lawrence

Queen Victoria at Osborne, 1865-67, Edwin Landseer

Queen Victoria at Osborne, 1865-67, Edwin Landseer

Conversation Piece at the Royal Lodge, 1950, James Gunn

Conversation Piece at the Royal Lodge, 1950, James Gunn

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Book reviews from goodreads

“You get three books in one.”

“Good example of what Museyon excels at: a combination of travel guide and historical.”

“5 stars for a shocking and highly interesting art history read.”

“Royal portraits are always fascinating and to read about them was a joy.”

“Fantastic book that is a mix of written history along with beautiful art.”

 

 

Stephen Millar

Stephen Millar

About the Author
Stephen Millar was born in Glasgow and later lived in London for 20 years before moving back to Edinburgh, Scotland. He is the author of the best-selling series London’s Hidden Walks (volumes 1-3), Edinburgh’s Hidden Walks, London’s City Churches and Tribes of Glasgow. He is the main photographer for the book London Architecture and has written and provided photographs for a number of magazines and newspapers, including the UK publications The Sunday Herald, The Scotsman and iNews.

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