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19 FEB, 2010

Sawston Hall Portrait of Mary I

Posted By Hope Walker

Although I have spent some time studying the secondary literature, I have not yet seen this picture in person. In this brief blog I wish to comment on a few items from a recent newspaper article in order to clarify what are some clear mistakes by the writer. I will also take issue with some of the quoted statements by other named individuals. Aside from my obvious interest in Tudor portraiture, this debate has come across my desk three times now and I felt it would make an interesting blog topic...

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19 JAN, 2010

More on Jane Dormer

Posted By Hope Walker

My thoughts on Eric Ives' new book on Lady Jane Grey and more discussion (and comments) on the Fitzwilliam Museum's Portrait of an Unknown Lady, attributed to Hans Eworth....

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27 DEC, 2009

New Jane Grey Books & US Travel Plans

Posted By Hope Walker

In the last few months there have been at least two new (popular) books on the Grey Family published; in both cases, the main focus of the books is Queen Jane Grey. I have not yet had the chance to read either book, so before I comment on the spring travel arrangements, the following take on these two books is based upon reviews and/or materials published online by the authors and/or their publishers....

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