Description of the Wilton House Diptych containing a contemporary portrait of King Richard the Second by Scharf, George Sir

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Published by Printed for the Arundel Society in [London] .

Written in English

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  • Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400

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Other titlesWilton House Diptych.
Statementby George Scharf ...
ContributionsWilton House., Arundel Society, London.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN12 .A975
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [7]-99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6945164M
LC Control Number04024671
OCLC/WorldCa6114210

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The Wilton Diptych is one of the most beautiful yet most enigmatic paintings ever made. The intricacy of detail, the refinement and subtlety of its varied techniques and decorative effects, the lushness of its colours and the exquisite tooling of the gold, all in a remarkable state of preservation, are unmatched in any of the few English panel paintings which survive from/5.

Description of the Wilton House Diptych: Containing a Contemporary Portrait of King Richard the Second: Author: George Scharf: Contributors: Wilton House (England), Arundel Society (London, England) Publisher: Arundel Society, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Length: 99 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

The Wilton Diptych in the National Gallery in London (P1. 27a, b) consists of two panels of oak painted on both sides.2 On the left panel of the obverse is King Richard II kneeling on the ground clothed in a gown ornamented with his devices: the crouching' hart in wreaths of broom cods and flowers.

THE WILTON DIPTYCH BY M. CLARKE N the purchase of the Wilton Diptych for the National Gallery renewed and increased interest in this beautiful picture of the presen-tation of Richard II to the Virgin 1 G. Scharf: " Description of the Wilton House Diptych. Making books for profit in medieval times Decorating the book Medieval supermodels Binding the book Clasps: hugging a medieval book Medieval books in leather (and other materials) Using the medieval book Browse Description of the Wilton House Diptych book content The medieval desktop Getting personal in the margins Smart bookmarks Finding books The medieval origins of the modern footnote.

[4] G. Scharf, Description of the Wilton House Diptych, Containing a Contemporary Portrait of King Richard the Second (London, Arundel Society, ), found in the National Art Library [5] Richard’s age at his coronation has caused some confusion variously being quoted as eleven and ten (the correct age).

[4] G. Scharf, Description of the Wilton House Diptych, Containing a Contemporary Portrait of King Richard the Second (London, Arundel Society, ), found in the National Art Library [5] Richard’s age at his coronation has caused some confusion variously being quoted as eleven and ten (the correct age).

The panel painting received its title from the Wilton House in Wiltshire where it was found and remained from to The diptych can now. The Wilton Diptych (c. –) is a small portable diptych of two hinged panels, painted on both sides, now in the National Gallery, is an extremely rare survival of a late Medieval religious panel painting from England.

The diptych was painted for King Richard II of England, who is depicted kneeling before the Virgin and Child in what is known as a donor portrait. page 1 note 1 Scharf, George, Description of the Wilton House Diptych (Arundel Society, ).

page 1 note 2 Clarke, M. in Burlington Magazine, lviii (), ff. ; reprinted in Fourteenth Century Studies (), pp. – The 'Wilton Diptych' was painted as a portable altarpiece for the private devotion of King Richard II, who ruled England from to The diptych is thought to have been made in the last five years of Richard's reign, although its artist remains unknown.

It is called The Wilton Diptych because it came from Wilton House in Wiltshire, the seat of the Earls of Pembroke. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

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The Wilton Diptych is a comprehensive account of one of England’s greatest surviving medieval treasures, now in the collection of The National Gallery, London. The painting depicts King Richard II (–) being presented to the Virgin Mary and Christ by John the Baptist and two English Kings, revered as s: The Wilton Diptych is one of the most beautiful yet most enigmatic paintings ever made.

The intricacy of detail, the refinement and subtlety of its varied techniques and decorative effects, the lushness of its colours and the exquisite tooling of the gold, all in a remarkable state of preservation, are unmatched in any of the few English panel paintings which survive from the late Middle Ages.

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The diptych is thought to have been made in the last five years of Richard's reign, although its artist remains unknown. It is called The Wilton Diptych because it came from Wilton House in Wiltshire, the seat of the Earls of Pembroke. A diptych is a painting, carving or piece of metalwork on two panels, usually hinged like a book.

Wilton diptych. A small portable altarpiece of two hinged oak panels, painted and gilded on both sides, almost certainly intended for the private devotions of Richard II. Resplendent with exquisite tooling and expensive pigments, its artist is unknown and the date, author, and motive of commission remain uncertain.

Source for information on Wilton diptych: The Oxford Companion to British. portraits» The Wilton Diptych. The Wilton Diptych. The Wilton Diptych in the National Gallery takes its name from Wilton House, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, where it was housed between and The name of the artist and the place where it was made are unknown.

It has been suggested that the painter came from Italy or Bohemia, but it is probable that the diptych diptych - painting or. Form of the eye of Richard the Second in his Monumental Effigy. Enlarged eye of the Virgin in the Wilton House Diptych.

Collection. Description of the Wilton House Diptych, containing a contemporary portrait of King Richard the Second [ ] Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: Publisher: Printed for the Arundel Society Library locations. found: Scharf, George. Description of the Wilton House diptych, pages (earliest known account is in a descriptive catalogue of the works of art that belonged to King Charles I from ; Sir James Palmer gave it to Charles I, and Charles II gave it to Sir James's son, Roger, from whose estate it was bought in by Thomas Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, who hung it at Wilton House).

The Wilton Diptych (c. –) is a small portable diptych of two hinged panels, painted on both sides, now in the National Gallery, is an extremely rare survival of a late Medieval religious panel painting from England.

The diptych was painted for King Richard II of England who is depicted kneeling before the Virgin and Child in what is known as a donor portrait. Presenting a web of secular and religious images, the Wilton Diptych’s meanings are still disputed. Wilton Diptych (c.

) Photo: National Gallery, London / Art Resource, NY. Description of the Wilton House Diptych, Containing a Contemporary Portrait of King Richard The Second, Printed For The Arundel Society, Londres, Stow, G., 'Richard II in Jean Froissart's.

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The diptych was painted for King Richard II of England, who is depicted kneeling before the Virgin and Child. Book: Description of the Wilton House Diptych, containing a contemporary portrait of King Richard the Second, by George Scharf Scharf, George,Wilton House, Arundel Society (London, England) [London] Printed for the Arundel Society, NDS vi, [7] p.

front., illus. 28 cm. Book. of results for Books: "wilton house" Skip to main search results Reproductions in facsimile of drawings by the old masters in the collection of the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery at Wilton house. by Sidney Herbert Pembroke | 1 Jan Description of the Wilton House Diptych: Containing a Contemporary Portrait of King Richard.

“The Wilton Diptych” is named for its place of creation, the Wilton House in Wiltshire, seat of the Earls of Pembroke.

An unknown artist painted the diptych, or a work on two panels, as a portable altarpiece for devotion of King Richard II, king of England from to It was at one time in the ownership of the Earls of Pembroke who reside in Wilton House near Salisbury, hence we have its poplar name The Wilton Diptych.

It is understood to be the personal devotional aid of King Richard II and may have been the gift of his wife to towards the 14th century King of England. This painting is called the Wilton Diptych it was painted in c and is the National Gallery in is one of my favourite pieces in their collection and one which I always go and see when I visit the gallery.

It is also one of the first works of art which I went to see when I started studying art history and I remember being totally blown away by it. We’re looking at the inside of the ‘book’ here and can see that even after years these images are wonderfully preserved and alive.

It’s called the Wilton Diptych because it resided in Wilton House, the home of the Earls of Pembroke, who owned the work until the National Gallery bought it in George Scharf has 25 books on Goodreads with 22 ratings. George Scharf’s most popular book is Lays of Ancient Rome. Description of the Wilton House Diptych € Massacres of Christians by Heathen Chinese and Horrors of the Boxers () € The Old Brewery, and the New Mission House at the Five Points € Trial of William W.

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Description. Name: "The Wilton Diptych" Date: Artist: Unknown Medium: Egg tempera on oak panel. Description. Download image. View front. Back. Buy a print. More paintings by this artist. Close. Key facts. Full title: Richard II presented to the Virgin and Child by his Patron Saint John the Baptist and Saints Edward and Edmund ('The Wilton Diptych') Artist: English or French (?) Date made: about Medium and support: Egg on oak.

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Holden € The Old Brewery, and the New Mission House at the Five Points € A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland. The Wilton Diptych (c. –99) is a small portable diptych of two hinged panels, painted on both sides. It is an extremely rare survival of a late Medieval religious panel painting from England.

The diptych was painted for King Richard II of England who is depicted kneeling before the Virgin and Child in what is known as a votive portrait.The Wilton Diptych (named after the house in which it was preserved) is the finest work in England in the International Gothic style.

Although it is a painting of extraordinary beauty and must be from the hand of an artist of the highest rank, critics disagree as to whether he was English, French or Italian.

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