The Field of Cloth of Gold 1520
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Somogy Editions d'Art|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $20.00|
| Book Description: |
The Field of Cloth of Gold, a unique moment in European history, is explored in all its elegance in this lavishly illustrated book. Although it did not alter the course of the relations between the two kingdoms, this brief episode of Anglo-French reconciliation was the occasion for an extraordinary display of luxury and riches, whose unequalled profusion enduringly captured popular imagination. The meeting of Francis I and Henry VIII from June 7 to June 24, 1520, was above all a...