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Anna of Denmark: The material and visual culture of the Stuart courts, 1589-1619

Jemma Field


This book analyses Anna of Denmark’s material and visual patronage at the Stuart courts, examining her engagement with a wide array of expressive media including architecture, garden design, painting, music, dress, and jewellery. Encompassing Anna’s time in Denmark, England, and Scotland, it establishes patterns of interest and influence in her agency, while furthering our knowledge of Baltic-British transfer in the early modern period. Substantial archival work has facilitated a formative re-conceptualisation of James and Anna’s relationship, extended our knowledge of the constituents of cons ... More

Keywords: Anna of Denmark, Queenship, Early Stuart Courts, Cross-cultural transfer and exchange, Architecture, Portraiture, Collecting, Display, Self-Fashioning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526142498
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526142504


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jemma Field, author
Yale Center for British Art