Ulinka Rublack

Ulinka Rublackis the author of Dürer’s Last Masterpiece.

Young Men in Flames: Tudor Art

Ulinka Rublack, 18 July 2024

Tudor art​ has a poor reputation. Compared to the works of the Northern and Italian Renaissance, 16th-century English paintings look provincial. Tudor patrons weren’t generally prepared to pay much for pictures, and were more concerned with the documentary function of a painting, its cost and size, than with its aesthetic qualities. A proclamation of 1563 recommended that London...

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